Charges still filed during pandemic

Steps have been taken to reduce possible exposure to the nearly 300 employees in th Prosecutor’s office but the handling of cases involving dangerous offenders have not changed.

COVID-19 Advisory

In light of scheduling changes caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) we ask anyone who has received a subpoena from the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney to please call the phone number on the subpoena before your scheduled court date.

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Man who killed child faces life sentence

Waiser Walter is scheduled to be sentenced on April 13, 2020 for the death of a four-year-old boy in

Drunk driver sentenced in deadly Mokule’ia crash

Jeremy Lee, the intoxicated driver who hit and killed Dr. Eugene Chin has been sentenced to two ten-year prison terms to be served concurrently.

Driver guilty in hit-and-run death of Nanakuli teen

Ed Werner addresses the media after driver convicted in hit-and-run death of his son, Kaulana Werner.

Animal shelter operators sentenced to prison

David “Lanny” Moore received a one-year sentence and ordered to pay $39,450 in restitution to the Hawaiian Humane Society. His mother was sentenced to four days in prison and ordered to pay $1,225 in restitution.

Road rage suspect guilty of attempted murder

Mark Char was found guilty of attempted murder and two count of assault during a confrontation with other motorists on the H-1 Freeway in August 2016.

Gunman convicted in Kalihi Valley shooting

A Circuit Court judge has sentenced Edrei Arreola to 20 years in prison and imposed a mandatory minimum of 15 years behind bars for shooting another man in Kalihi.

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.