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.

Mele Kalikimaka me ka Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou!

Wishing you and yours a very safe Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney.

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.

Prosecutor Urges “YES” Vote on Charter Amendment 3

Prosecutor Kaneshiro urges voters to vote “Yes” on Charter Amendment 3 which will allow the prosecutor to have total control of the budget once approved by the council.