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.
Akusitino Atonio was found guilty for two counts of sex assault in the third degree.
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.
The Department of the Prosecuting Attorney hosted a week long trial advocacy training course for deputy prosecutors across the state.
Derek Torres was sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempted assault in the first degree.
Devon Keser pleaded no contest to charges of negligent homicide and negligent injury resulting from a vehicle crash that killed an 18-year-old woman on the H-1 Freeway in 2015.
Members of the Boy Scout Troop 10 visited the Prosecutor’s Office to learn about the legal system and the role of law enforcement in the community.
Michael Abella was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the beating death of Shelton Higa in 2014.
Honolulu is one of seven cities selected as pilot sites for the Department of Justice’s Sexual Assault Justice Initiative. Honolulu will receive a two-year, $400,000 grant.
Repeat sex offender Dewitt Long was sentenced to consecutive terms of life in prison with the possibility of parole.