“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 Prosecutor’s Safe House

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 Prosecutor’s Safe House.

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.

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.