White collar prosecutor is named Hawaii’s Top Cop

Deputy prosecutor Chirstopher T. Van Marter was named Hawaii’s Top Cop for 2015 at a banquet at the Hawaii Prince Hotel. Here, he is with program emcee Paula Akana and Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro.

Men’s March Against Domestic Violence

Men and women from the office were proud to participate in today’s Men’s March Against Violence. Beginning at the State Capitol and ending at Honolulu Hale, representatives from schools and various organizations walked along the streets of downtown Honolulu to bring awareness to domestic violence.

Manslaughter Verdict in Beating Death

A Circuit Court jury today found Michael Limjuco Abella guilty of manslaughter in the 2014 beating death of Shelton Higa.

Kailua Drug Dealer Convicted

A Circuit Court jury found Sidney Presnall guilty of methamphetamine trafficking.

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