Community Outreach Court clears hundreds of cases

Dozens of defendants facing hundreds of non-violent offenses have resolved the cases against them by attending to Community Outreach Court

Office manager sentenced for embezzling

Tamila Alcoran has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for embezzling more than $1.3 million in 2008 from her former employer, Greg Boyer Hawaiian Landscapes Inc.

Kaneshiro names new First Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro has appointed Chasid Sapolu as the next First Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu.

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.

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.

Director of Prosecutor’s Victim-Witness Division Honored for Advocacy on Behalf of Victims

Dennis Dunn was recognized for his work at the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma’s 13th Hawaii International Summit.

Drunk Driver in Freeway Crash that Killed Teen Sentenced to 10 Years

Devon Shane Keser was sentenced to 10 years in prison for driving drunk and causing the death of 18-year-old Kortney Biton-Schubert in a single-vehicle crash on the H-1 freeway last summer.

Woman Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Downtown Beating

Kimberly Udo was found guilty of manslaughter in the 2014 beating death of a homeless woman in downtown Honolulu.

UH Law School Students Visit Prosecutor’s Office

First-year law students from the University of Hawaii’s Richardson School of Law paid a visit to the Prosecutor’s office while on a group tour of the courts, legal offices and private law firms.