Jury Finds Aaron Kaehu Guilty of Sexual Assault

Aaron Kaehu was found guilty of sexually assaulting a female tourist last year.

Joseph Kahawai Sentenced for a 2013 Death

Joseph Kahawai is sentenced for the death of Janine Meyer in 2013. As part of his plea agreement, Kahawai will serve all of the 20 years without the chance of parole.

Matthew Chung Found Guilty

A state jury found Matthew Chung guilty of second-degree attempted murder.

Bryan Suitt Pleads No Contest

Suitt plead no contest to the charge of murder in the second degree.

Prosecution of Sex Trafficking in Honolulu

Prosecuting Attorney Keith M. Kaneshiro addresses how the office has tackled the issue of Sex Trafficking in Honolulu.

Supreme Court overturns disqualifications of DPAs

July 7, 2015  Supreme Court Overturns Former Judge’s Ruling on Gambling Case The Hawai‘i Supreme Court has overturned former Circuit Court Judge Randal Lee’s order disqualifying two Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys from a high-profile gambling case: State v. Tracy… Read More

Why the prosecutor’s office opposes SB265

A lot of misinformation has been circulated in the community and media about the prosecutor’s office’s position on SB265, the so-called sex trafficking bill. The attached letter explains our office’s opposition to the bill and why, together with… Read More

Woman who stabbed pregnant sister receives Life Sentence

Jessica Hinebaugh receives a life sentence for stabbing her pregnant sister.

Prosecutor Press Conference: May 29, 2015

The Prosecutor and HPD notifies the public of a new credit card scheme targeting Hawaii residents

A Tribute to Victims and Survivors of Crime

In honor of National Crime Victims Rights Week 2015