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 Prosecutor’s Safe House Officially Opens

The Department of the Prosecuting Attorney is proud to open the doors to the Honolulu Prosecutor’s Safe House. 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.

Prosecutor Announces the Arrest of Three Individuals Connected to a Prostitution Ring

Woman Convicted in Fatal Waianae Hit-and-Run

Francine Marshall-Wun was found guilty of fleeing the scene of an accident after she struck and killed pedestrian Robert Kapololu Jr. in Waianae in 2014.

Courthouse Dogs Have Their Day

Governor Ige’s signing of HP1668 will allow courts to permit the use of courthouse dogs in trials during testimony of vulnerable witnesses.

Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Stabbing and Kidnapping

Matthew Bright was sentenced to 20 years in prison for assault, sexual assault and kidnapping.

Prosecutor’s Office Awarded Department of Justice Grant to Implement Community Court

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office was announced as a 2016 Community Court Grant Program winner by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Jury Convicts Man of Attempted Murder in Waikiki Stabbing

Solomon Battle was found guilty as charged of attempted murder in connection with the 2012 stabbing of a woman in Waikiki.

Happy Holidays!

Seasons Greetings from the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney!
May you and your family have a safe and prosperous New Year!