Internship program preps future prosecutors

The Prosecutor’s Office offers college students real world experience through its legal internship program. Students participate in legal research, drafting legal memoranda, observing trial and field trips to the Honolulu Police Department and Halawa Correctional Facility.

Tribute for Hawai‘i’s first Courthouse Dog

A tribute for Pono, Hawai‘i’s first Courthouse Dog, was held at Mission Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, July 12th

Community Outreach Court expands

Hawai‘i’s Community Outreach Court is reaching more communities on O‘ahu. During the first 18 months of the program 86 defendants participated, 950 non-violent cases were cleared, more than 1,650 hours of community service were performed by participants, and 39 people moved off the street and into housing.

White collar crime unit secures convictions

*Updated August 15, 2018* – The White Collar Crime Unit secured convictions during the fiscal year 2018 in which defendants in high profile cases were found guilty of stealing more than $10 million.

Man gets jail time in animal cruelty case

Steven M. Boos was sentenced to 30 days in prison and 50 hours of community service for injuring his girlfriend’s 7.5-pound Silky Terrier.

Kaneshiro names new First Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro has appointed Chasid Sapolu as the next First Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu.