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Saturday, August 7, 2021
Eviction Ban Extension Only Applies to People who Apply for Aid
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 2567 Views :: Law Enforcement, Small Business, COVID-19

... The CDC’s Eviction Order only applies to “covered persons.” To be eligible, tenants/renters must attest that they have used best efforts to obtain all available governmental assistance for housing ....

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Monday, August 2, 2021
Ethics: DOCARE Officers Fix Personal Vehicle During Work Hours
By News Release @ 8:41 PM :: 2497 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

... the repairs took several hours and occurred during state business hours and on state property ....

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Sunday, August 1, 2021
Property Forfeitures and What Our AG is Doing About Them
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 2459 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

... property may be forfeited without a court hearing, without compensation, and at times, without even a criminal charge filed against the property owner. ...

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Friday, July 30, 2021
Victorino signs agreements with Expedia and Airbnb to curb illegal TVRs
By News Release @ 10:40 PM :: 3141 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement, Small Business, Tourism

... Both platforms will now require host-provided tax map key numbers to appear on online listings ....

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Thursday, July 22, 2021
Kauai Woman Pleads Guilty To Multiple Wire Fraud Schemes And Aggravated Identity Theft
By News Release @ 5:30 AM :: 2931 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

... Federal prosecutors say she stole from Kamehameha Schools students needing financial aid and from Gates Millennium Scholars. The government also accuses her of stealing information from a non-profit mobile health unit for Native Hawaiians on Kauai ....

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Asset Forfeiture Audit: After 30 years Program Finally Gets Administrative Rules
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 11:20 PM :: 2321 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

... the program was unable to accurately account for forfeited property ....

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Monday, July 19, 2021
Ha'ena 'Adaptive Tourism' Plan Starts with Lots of Expensive Parking Tickets
By News Release @ 10:47 PM :: 2700 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Tourism

... The HSP Master Plan caps daily visitation at Hāʻena to 900 people ....

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Sunday, July 18, 2021
Miske News: Union Boss Gets Greedy -- Almost Pays Price in Blood
By Andrew Walden @ 7:44 PM :: 7219 Views :: Labor, Law Enforcement, Drugs

... Akau said the problem involved hiring for jobs on the docks, and that removing Victim 12 “would help the flow of jobs onto the docks.”…

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Hawaii: Harshest penalties for underage drivers with DUI
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 2294 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... The cost to insure underage and 30-year-old drivers increases by 214% on average after just one violation ....

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Monday, July 12, 2021
Groundbreaking for New Women's Jail
By News Release @ 11:43 PM :: 1963 Views :: Law Enforcement

“...This is the first major correctional facility construction project since the Halawa Medium Security Facility was completed in 1998....”

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Friday, July 2, 2021
Hawaii AG Announces sexual assault evidence collection kit tracking system
By News Release @ 7:55 PM :: 1742 Views :: Law Enforcement

... The tracking system is designed to allow survivors of sexual assault to obtain up-to-date information on the status of their sexual assault evidence collection kits, from collection through testing, and to do so in an anonymous way ....

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
Embezzlement, Bribery: Hawaii Non-Profit Executive Sentenced to 46 Months of Imprisonment
By News Release @ 4:00 AM :: 5270 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Ethics, Law Enforcement, OHA, COVID-19

... Hawaii Non-Profit Executive Sentenced to 46 Months of Imprisonment for Embezzling Over $500,000 from AmeriCorps and for Agreeing to Receive a Bribe for Approving $845,000 in CARES Act Grants ....

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Thursday, June 24, 2021
Pimp Foolishly Leaves Hawaii--Ends up in Federal Prison
By News Release @ 8:53 PM :: 2651 Views :: Law Enforcement

... Convicted in Milwaukee, Hawaii pimp faces a maximum life term of imprisonment and a mandatory minimum of 15 years ....

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Thursday, June 17, 2021
Cockfighting Arrests on Molokai - The investigation and arrests were long in coming
By Video @ 11:13 PM :: 3094 Views :: Maui County, Gambling, Law Enforcement

... Police reported seizing more than $160,000 in cash, along with gambling ledgers and paraphernalia, from an illegal cockfighting derby attended by 300 to 400 people last month on Molokai ....

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
DOJ: Chinese Money Laundering Buys Big Island Properties
By News Release @ 12:50 PM :: 4024 Views :: Hawaii County , Development, Law Enforcement

... routed the proceeds of these schemes through at least six pieces of real estate on the Island of Hawaii ....

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Friday, June 11, 2021
Another Hawaii Couple Indicted in Sovereignty-Related Tax Fraud Scheme
By News Release @ 4:46 PM :: 4508 Views :: Law Enforcement, Taxes

... The Hawvers and the Chocks were plaintiffs alongside Rose Dradi, a Keanu Sai-Dexter Kiama collaborator, in a now-dismissed Sept 7, 2018 lawsuit claiming the IRS had no legal authority to collect taxes from them ....

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Friday, June 11, 2021
Public Hearing for Red Light Cam Rules
By News Release @ 1:07 AM :: 1685 Views :: Law Enforcement

... Thursday, June 17, 2021, from 9-11 a.m. ....

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Friday, June 4, 2021
Don't criminalize COVID-19 rule breakers
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:56 PM :: 2429 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... When you turn ordinary behavior into criminal behavior overnight, you need to be prepared for some unjust results .... 

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Fixing Hawaii's COVID-19 citation nightmare
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:01 AM :: 2413 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... A look at SB540 ....

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Saturday, May 22, 2021
Kenji Price Joins DC Law Firm
By News Release @ 3:57 AM :: 2167 Views :: Law Enforcement

... Former Honolulu Federal Prosecutor Kenji Price Will Help Clients Minimize Risk and Tackle Increased Enforcement Activity ....

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Monday, May 17, 2021
Facial Imaging Now Operational at Five Hawaii Airports
By News Release @ 7:56 PM :: 3110 Views :: Law Enforcement, Tourism, COVID-19

... Airports Division announces the operation of Phase III of the thermal temperature screening and facial imaging project at Hawaii’s five major airports that accept trans-Pacific flights ....

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Monday, May 17, 2021
Arrested at Airport: Nigerian Prince Allegedly Defrauded Hawaii Unemployment
By News Release @ 7:34 PM :: 3935 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... the arrestee is a senior aide to the Governor of the Nigerian State of Ogun, just outside Lagos ....

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021
VIDEO: Molotov Cocktails at Hawaii Supreme Court, Attorney General Office
By Video @ 2:09 AM :: 4414 Views :: Homelessness, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

... Eric Stroeve, arrested for alleged arson of Supreme Court, had been arrested multiple times on Oahu--including for assault on HPD officers in Feb 2020--but not jailed because of COVID sanctions ordered by the very same Supreme Court he allegedly firebombed ....

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Steven B. Merrill Named Special Agent in Charge of the Honolulu Field Office
By News Release @ 6:45 PM :: 5533 Views :: Law Enforcement

... Mr. Merrill most recently served as a financial crimes section chief in the Criminal Investigative Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. ....

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Biometric Controls for International Arrivals at Honolulu Airport
By News Release @ 4:47 AM :: 2863 Views :: Law Enforcement, Tourism, COVID-19

... fulfills a Congressional mandate to biometrically record the entry and exit of non-U.S. citizens ....

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Monday, May 3, 2021
Special Agents Check 3,200 Hotel Rooms for Quarantine Violators
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 2507 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... As part of last Friday’s operation, special agents visited 10 hotels ....

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Real ID enforcement deadline extended to May 2023
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 2944 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement, Tourism

... Oahu residents now have an additional 19 months to get the REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and state identification cards before they will need it to board domestic flights and enter some federal buildings ....

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Hawaii Most Gambling Arrests Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 8:29 PM :: 3122 Views :: Gambling, Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... and Hawaii is #2 for gambling addiction treatment ....

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Friday, April 9, 2021
COVID Justice: 430 Inmates Released, 58% Have Already Reoffended
By News Release @ 4:25 AM :: 3456 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... The Criminal Justice Research institute reported that 58% of inmates had reoffended at least once since their release ....

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Monday, April 5, 2021
DCCA Finally Going After Fake ‘Hawaiian Kingdom Bond’ Scheme?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:14 PM :: 4382 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, OHA

“...Securities Commission of the State of Hawaii is about to commence an enforcement action ... based upon the sale of unregistered Kingdom of Hawaii Exchequer Bonds, in violation of HRS § 485A-301....”

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Ige Appoints two to Hawai‘i Paroling Authority Board
By News Release @ 8:33 PM :: 2589 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

... the HPA sets the real sentence after a judge pretends to sentence a criminal ....

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Friday, March 19, 2021
ODC Complaint: Megan Kau Worked for Miske and Cop Who Arrested Him
By News Release @ 8:28 PM :: 6257 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Police

... ODC complaint claims a conflict of interest existed when local attorneys Megan Kau and Tristan Andres worked simultaneously for a Michael Miske company and for an HPD Sgt who arrested Miske ....

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
SB754: Lower Blood Alcohol Limit Would Divert Police from Catching Real Drunks
By News Release @ 1:42 PM :: 2078 Views :: Law Enforcement

... The reduction would subject many state residents who consumed little more than a single drink prior to driving to imprisonment ....

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Monday, March 1, 2021
Ethics: Cows and Church at HYCF
By News Release @ 7:45 PM :: 2620 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

... HYCF has conducted cattle ranching operations on HYCF property for many years ....

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Saturday, February 20, 2021
How to prevent abuse of Hawaii’s emergency law
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:56 AM :: 2718 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... The governor’s continued exercise of extended unilateral power also has called into question the legality of the state’s emergency powers law ....

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Thursday, February 4, 2021
Hawaii Republican Candidate Indicted by Federal Grand Jury
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 4261 Views :: Law Enforcement, Republican Party

"...they joined a crowd that stormed past barricades and law enforcement officers to halt a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress on January 6...."

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Monday, February 1, 2021
Lawsuit: OHA Employee Beaten up by Sovereignty Activists
By Selected News Articles @ 8:54 PM :: 6606 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

... Davis Price was admitted to Kaiser Hospital Emergency Room for evaluation. He was diagnosed with two broken ribs, and multiple contusions ....

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Friday, January 29, 2021
ICA Decision: Telescope Wins Again
By News Release @ 9:18 PM :: 3382 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Law Enforcement

... ICA affirmed a lower court decision finding that the chief of the Hawaii County Police Department had the authority to request aid from Maui County Police Department and the Honolulu Police Department ....

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Friday, January 29, 2021
Bizarre News: Hawaii Public Employee Loses Pension Due to Criminal Conviction
By News Release @ 3:35 AM :: 4778 Views :: Law Enforcement

... the feds once again doing the job the State just won't do ....

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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Mayor Victorino Appoints Andrew Martin Maui County Prosecutor
By News Release @ 12:39 AM :: 2208 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement

... Martin has been a deputy prosecuting attorney in the Maui County Department of the Prosecuting Attorney since February 2015 .... 

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Monday, January 18, 2021
New report calls for reform of state's emergency powers
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:00 PM :: 3358 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... Hawaii's Legislature needs to step in to prevent the extensive exercise of unchecked unilateral power, says the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii ....

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Thursday, January 14, 2021
Worst Drivers: Hawaii Ranks 7th
By Selected News Articles @ 11:48 AM :: 2483 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Of its 117 total traffic deaths in 2018, 45 traffic deaths in Hawaii came when one or more of the drivers had been drinking....

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
"We will create a path for them to spend time in federal prison"
By News Release @ 3:16 AM :: 3042 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

... Those who choose to jeopardize the peaceful transition of power, or otherwise unlawfully wreak havoc in our communities, should know ....

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Friday, January 8, 2021
Rep. Mizuno Says he is Victim of Unemployment Fraud
By News Release @ 3:03 AM :: 3229 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Law Enforcement

"I was just notified that someone had filed an unemployment claim using my name, work title, Social Security number, and work address."

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Asset Forfeiture: Report shows the high cost of innocence in Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 2943 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... 84% of government property grabs go uncontested when local agencies initiate administrative cases with the Hawaii Department of the Attorney General ....

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Sunday, December 20, 2020
Don’t Give Me Back Rent, I Want to Continue Hiding from Tax
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3944 Views :: Law Enforcement, Small Business, Taxes, COVID-19

... Developments during this COVID crisis have brought out tax scofflaws in some of the most unexpected ways ....

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Thursday, December 17, 2020
DoJ Busts Landlord for Discriminating Against Families with Children
By News Release @ 11:29 PM :: 3082 Views :: Family, Higher Education, Law Enforcement

... refusing to rent to or negotiate for the rental of the three properties on the basis of familial status ....

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Sunday, December 6, 2020
Auditor: Prosecutor's Office Did Nothing to Learn from Kealoha Scandal
By News Release @ 3:18 AM :: 3182 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...management did not initiate a review or evaluation of its policies and procedures that allowed one of its higher-ranking deputy prosecutors to use the office for criminal activity....

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Saturday, December 5, 2020
Maui County to accept applications for Prosecuting Attorney
By News Release @ 12:52 AM :: 2209 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement

...“The Council’s action closes this workplace violence investigation and recommendation for removal of Mr. Guzman,” Mayor Victorino said....

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Friday, December 4, 2020
Spying on You: Victorino announces AlohaSafe Alert app rollout for Maui County
By News Release @ 8:10 PM :: 3395 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... There are currently 14 States and the District of Columbia that are participating in the Google Apple Exposure Notification (“GAEN”) system ....

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