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.

Child Victim’s Testimony Helps Convict Coach of Sex Assault

Akusitino Atonio was found guilty for two counts of sex assault in the third degree.

Prosecutor Issues Cease-and-Desist Letters to DraftKings, FanDuel

Prosecuting Attorney Keith M. Kaneshiro sent letters to chief executives officers of FanDuel and DraftKings demanding they immediately refrain from doing further business on Oahu.

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office Hosts Trial Advocacy Training for Hawai‘i Prosecutors

The Department of the Prosecuting Attorney hosted a week long trial advocacy training course for deputy prosecutors across the state.