• “Gingerbread Man” Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

    Amery Kahale-Sugimura was sentenced to 20 years in prison on March 13, 2017. Kahale-Sugimura plead guilty to 20 charges in five separate cases dating back to 2013 which include Promoting a Dangerous Drug, auto theft charges, burglary, assault and terroristic threatening.

  • Okinawan Students Visit Prosecutor’s Office

    Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro hosted 25 students from Okinawa who are part of the Hawaii-Okinawa High School Student Exchange Program. He explained the process of investigating and prosecuting a reported, particularly when the victims are visitors to Honolulu.

  • Community Outreach Court is Now Open

    The Community Outreach Court was launched on Thursday January 26, 2017. The Outreach Court holds people accountable, reduces backlogs in the courts and provides an opportunity for individuals to receive services to help them move forward in their lives.

  • HLEA Donates Van to the Honolulu Family Justice Center

    Prosecutor Keith M. Kaneshiro thanks representatives of the Hawai‘i Law Enforcement Association for the donation of a 2016 Nissan Quest minivan to the Honolulu Family Justice Center.

  • Prosecutor & Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys Sworn In

    On January 2, 2017 Prosecutor Keith M. Kaneshiro and the office’s hard working deputy prosecuting attorneys were proudly sworn in to office at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center.

  • Local Office Manager Arrested For Identity Theft

    Tamila A. Alcoran was arrested today after she was indicted by the Oahu grand jury for multiple charges of Identity theft, Computer fraud, and Forgery.

  • Woman Who Preyed on Elderly Man Receives 10-year Sentence

    Katy Sterio was sentenced to 10 years in prison for counts of credit card theft, identity theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. In 2013, she plead guilty to theft charges after convincing an elderly man to help pay for her nonexistent bills.

  • Prosecutor Wins Reelection, Gains Budget Autonomy

    Prosecuting Attorney Keith M. Kaneshiro has been reelected to a four-year term and thanks O‘ahu voters for approving City Charter Amendment Three, which provides the Prosecutor’s Office with budgetary autonomy.

  • 2016 International Sex Trafficking Summit

    More than 80 prosecutors and law enforcement officers from around the world gathered in Waikiki September 28-30 for the 2016 International Sex Trafficking Summit.

  • Honolulu Family Justice Center Officially Opens

    The Department of the Prosecuting Attorney is proud to open the doors to the Honolulu Family Justice Center. The center is the first of its kind here on the island and will provide shelter, counseling, transitional services and training to victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking.