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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Hawaii Supreme Court Rules on Big Cabbage Case
By Robert Thomas @ 11:20 PM :: 4517 Views :: Agriculture, Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Police

...the unanimous Hawaii Supreme Court threw out the conviction of the farmer, tagged by Officer Fuiava of Five-O for transporting a load of cabbage uncovered....

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Court Advances Suit by Dead Informant's Mom
By Selected News Articles @ 4:21 AM :: 4122 Views :: Law Enforcement, Police, Drugs

Keawe Ryder, a 37-year old Kona musician, was found dead in a South Kohala lava field in 2013. He had been shot and hit with a hammer....

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Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Homosexual Child Molesters: 150 Hawaii Victims Sue
By Selected News Articles @ 12:56 PM :: 4386 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement, Religion

The complaints describe the actions of a number of serial pedophiles active in the 1950s through the 1970s....

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Saturday, April 30, 2016
FBI, TSA, HPD: Counterterrorism in Hawaii
By Video @ 9:21 PM :: 2662 Views :: Law Enforcement

Learn what Federal, State, and local agencies are doing to keep the Aloha State safe....

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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Parents charged in 1997 death of ‘Peter Boy’
By Selected News Articles @ 11:28 PM :: 3908 Views :: Hawaii County , Family, Law Enforcement
The most notorious missing child-turned-murder case in Hawaii history will finally make its way to a courtroom....
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Friday, April 01, 2016
Marsy’s Law for Crime Victims Rights: Rally at Capitol Friday
By News Release @ 3:04 AM :: 2057 Views :: Law Enforcement

...Rally at Queen Liliuokalani Statue, Friday 11am to 1pm....

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Saturday, March 05, 2016
Hawaii Drone Bill Would Hinder Federal Surveillance Program
By Selected News Articles @ 2:43 PM :: 1956 Views :: Law Enforcement

A bill introduced in the Hawaii Senate would restrict the warrantless use of drones by state and local law enforcement....

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Monday, February 29, 2016
SB2956: Involuntary Commitment of Mentally Ill Without Court Order
By News Release @ 1:31 AM :: 2865 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

...the Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee, will give decision on  SB2956  Tuesday March 1....

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Sunday, February 14, 2016
With Mike Gabbard Controlling DLNR Budget, Kailua Bay Zodiac Death too Hot to Handle
By Selected News Articles @ 10:26 PM :: 6581 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians, Religion

...his committee has the oversight responsibility over DLNR....

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Saturday, February 13, 2016
HB1249: Guilty until Proven Innocent of Rape
By Selected News Articles @ 1:56 AM :: 2563 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

...the Hawaii Legislature is considering a pair of bills based on California’s affirmative-consent standard that would make it nearly impossible for accused University of Hawaii System students to prove they received consent in a sexual encounter....

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Sunday, February 07, 2016
HB1902 Sex Trafficking Reform Passes Judiciary
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 5:54 PM :: 2311 Views :: Law Enforcement

HB 1902 adopts a victim-and-survivor centered approach to prosecution of sex trafficking crimes....

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Saturday, February 06, 2016
DLNR Issues, Revises Kailua Bay Boating Incident News Release, Then Withdraws It
By News Release @ 7:51 PM :: 2464 Views :: Law Enforcement

"DLNR is withdrawing this news release which concerns an ongoing investigation"

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Friday, February 05, 2016
Cult Busted: Gabbard Financier Charged with Killing, Injuring Divers with Speedboat
By Andrew Walden @ 4:49 AM :: 35633 Views :: Law Enforcement, Politicians, Religion

...Sai Hansen was a big contributor to Tulsi Gabbard ($5,000)....

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Wednesday, February 03, 2016
DraftKings Quitting Hawaii After Prosecutor Issues Cease-and-Desist Letter
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 4279 Views :: Honolulu County, Gambling, Law Enforcement

...the company was hopeful about the prospects of a bill in the Hawaii legislature....

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Wednesday, February 03, 2016
HB1701: Hawaii First State to Introduce ‘Safe Child Act’
By News Release @ 2:03 PM :: 3275 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

...children exposed to adverse childhood experiences....

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Tuesday, February 02, 2016
BBB: Hawaii Ranks #2 for Scams
By Selected News Articles @ 2:46 PM :: 4240 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

Hawaii reports nearly 22 scams to BBB per 100,000 people ....

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Tuesday, February 02, 2016
HOPE Probation: Confronting America’s Drug-Overdose Epidemic
By Selected News Articles @ 1:59 PM :: 3416 Views :: Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement, Drugs

To illustrate how the carrot-and-stick approach can work, Satel describes the success of Hawaii’s Opportunity Probation with Enforcement program....

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Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Report: Russian, Iranian Hackers Behind Honolulu School Bomb Threats
By Selected News Articles @ 1:41 PM :: 3024 Views :: Education K-12, Law Enforcement

A group using the name the Evacuator Group and the now-suspended Twitter handles @Ev4cuati0nSquad and @SwatTheW0rld has claimed responsibility for the threats....

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Thursday, January 21, 2016
Lawsuit: Lopaka Ryder, Killed by Drug Dealer, was Police Informant
By Selected News Articles @ 12:05 PM :: 4187 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement, Drugs

...police disclosed his identity either directly or indirectly to persons being investigated....

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Monday, January 18, 2016
VIDEO: Is America Racist?
By Video @ 3:39 PM :: 3656 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement, Police

Best-selling author and radio talk-show host Larry Elder answers this controversial and even divisive question....

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Friday, January 08, 2016
DLNR Officer Arrested--Charged with sexual assault of Minor
By News Release @ 9:27 PM :: 3972 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement

...DLNR Officer “was fired (from Honolulu PD) in 2013 after he falsified records and lied to investigators about transporting a female runaway, who was underage.”....

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Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Confucius on Hawaii’s New Smoking Age
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:14 PM :: 2379 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement
“If you lead the people with administrative injunctions and keep the them orderly with penal law, they will avoid punishments but will be without a sense of personal ethics....”
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Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Fake Bomb Found After Big Island Police Arrest Three at Protest Against License Plates
By News Release @ 11:11 PM :: 6202 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement

The rally supported what organizers claimed was the constitutional “right to travel” with no driver’s license, registration, license plates, safety stickers and motor vehicle insurance....

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Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Anti-GMO Leader: “Bring Islamic Nation to Battle in Hawaii—Allah Akbar”
By Joni Kamiya @ 6:21 PM :: 4247 Views :: Agriculture, Law Enforcement, GMOs

...Anti-GMO activists cheer New Years Eve arson attack against Waialua farmer....

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Hawaiian Humane Society restores services under city contract
By News Release @ 4:44 AM :: 2862 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement

Stray dog pickups and law enforcement work such as dangerous dog investigations and barking dog complaints resume today....

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Sunday, December 27, 2015
KPD implements first body-worn camera program in state
By News Release @ 12:56 PM :: 3817 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Police

...body-worn cameras help to create a positive impact on police interactions by encouraging officers to maintain the highest level of professionalism, while protecting them from false allegations of misconduct....

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Thursday, December 17, 2015
Honolulu Awarded Sexual Assault Justice Initiative Grant
By News Release @ 12:26 AM :: 1852 Views :: Law Enforcement

Honolulu is one of seven cities selected as pilot sites for the Department of Justice’s Sexual Assault Justice Initiative....

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Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Retired Hawaii police officers frustrated by barriers to concealed carry
By Selected News Articles @ 1:06 AM :: 3069 Views :: Law Enforcement, Second Amendment
...Tom Fratinardo, a retired police officer, is trying to obtain concealed carry authorization under the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act.…
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Friday, December 04, 2015
Feds Scoop up $10M from Hawaii Criminal, Civil Actions
By News Release @ 1:06 AM :: 2319 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... $7.7 million was collected in criminal actions....$2.3 million from civil actions ....

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Thursday, December 03, 2015
New Program Helps Hawaii’s Young Male Victims of Sex Trafficking
By News Release @ 6:26 PM :: 3147 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

More than half of these victims are underage, with the average age of entry into prostitution being 12 years old....

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Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Big Island Veterans Treatment Court Recognizes Its First Graduate
By News Release @ 9:22 PM :: 2578 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Military

Six veterans are now enrolled in the Hilo and Kona Veterans Treatment Courts since the program’s inception in November 2014....

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Saturday, November 28, 2015
Hawaii 7th Worst Drivers in USA
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 2672 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

Hawaii landed in the top 5 for both drunk driving (4th) and speeding (5th)....

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Saturday, November 21, 2015
Honolulu 2nd Safest City in USA
By News Release @ 11:11 PM :: 3084 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

Violent crime was a primary factor in our analysis, but we also looked at other measures of safety, such as motor vehicle accidents, drug use and excessive drinking....

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Friday, November 20, 2015
Health Dep’t to Use Web-Based Software to Track Marijuana Sales, Inventories
By News Release @ 4:55 PM :: 2518 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

24/7 access to real-time data on medical marijuana inventory, sales, and other tracking information....

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Thursday, November 12, 2015
Hawaii earns a D- for Civil Forfeiture Laws
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 4049 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Drugs

Hawaii’s civil forfeiture laws are among the nation’s worst....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Hawaii Now Only State in Nation Without Sex Trafficking Law
By News Release @ 5:52 PM :: 2298 Views :: Law Enforcement

Hawaii and Virginia were the last two states in the nation without a law specifically criminalizing sex trafficking; however, 2015 legislative gains in Virginia left Hawaii behind....

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Friday, October 16, 2015
Fiber optic cables were maliciously cut on Mauna Kea this Summer
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 3437 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

Damage occurred same day a caravan of construction vehicles was turned around by protesters, leading to 11 arrests...

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
State to Dopers: Follow the Rules or the Police Will Get You
By News Release @ 2:30 AM :: 3072 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

Patients and caregivers who grow their own medical marijuana should be aware of the Hawaii State Department of Health’s new rules governing medical marijuana to avoid getting in trouble with law enforcement....

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
DLNR: Camping on Mauna Kea Continues to be Prohibited
By News Release @ 2:10 AM :: 3485 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

"...camping in forest reserves and public hunting areas without a permit remains illegal under Hawaii Administrative Rules...."

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Saturday, October 10, 2015
FBI moving against HPD chief, wife--Special Prosecutor Appointed
By Selected News Articles @ 2:48 PM :: 4622 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...subpoenas are going out and an investigative grand jury could hear the case later this year....

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Friday, October 09, 2015
Cost of Illegal Immigration in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:05 PM :: 2603 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

The cost of illegal immigration in Hawaii may be associated with several state policies which are friendly towards undocumented workers....

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Feds Demand their Money Back from Dysfunctional Hawaii Medicaid Fraud Unit
By News Release @ 1:40 PM :: 3063 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement

...reimbursing OIG for Federal financial participation claimed for costs related to investigations of ineligible cases, to misplaced equipment, and to unallowable costs for equipment....

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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Sen Keith Agaran's Law Partner Seeking Marijuana Dispensary License
By Andrew Walden @ 12:02 AM :: 5529 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians, Drugs

Maui attorney Anthony Takitani registered "Maui Medical Marijuana Dispensary, LLC" on September 15, 2015--over two weeks after the August 27, 2015 Disciplinary Board ruling was issued....

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Saturday, September 19, 2015
Guam: Busted Again, Sex Offender Resigns as Rep Bordallo's Chief of Staff
By Selected News Articles @ 5:47 PM :: 3835 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Law Enforcement

...a Navy man told police that Whitt molested him while he slept....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Hawaii Hits Residents with Wave of New Bans
By Selected News Articles @ 4:19 PM :: 3446 Views :: Environment, Health Care, Law Enforcement
“There is absolutely no reason to ban e-cigarettes”
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Illegal Immigration Demographics in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:24 AM :: 4505 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

The illegal immigration situation in Hawaii is different than the rest of the country....

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Sunday, September 06, 2015
Mayor’s 9-11 Remembrance Walk to be held Today
By News Release @ 9:03 PM :: 3207 Views :: Law Enforcement, Military

The Remembrance Walk opens with a ceremony at the Honolulu Police Department Headquarters.  The walk proceeds to the Honolulu Fire Department Headquarters on Queen Street for bell ringing ceremonies....

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Sunday, September 06, 2015
New UH Policy: Rape is just another Violation of Political Correctness
By News Release @ 1:55 AM :: 2624 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

"...identifies how and from whom students, faculty and staff can seek confidential support or report incidents of sex discrimination and gender-based violence...."

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Mainland Homosexual Pleads No Contest to Murdering Boyfriend in Waikiki, Chopping up Body
By News Release @ 2:03 AM :: 2429 Views :: Law Enforcement

...Alex Gonzales' dismembered body was discovered along Mililani Memorial Park Rd in September 2013. Gonzales had been stabbed 55 times....

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Monday, August 24, 2015
Federal Prosecutors Fight Back After Judge Orders Return of $167K Seized from Maui Resident
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:59 PM :: 3187 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

...a federal judge ordered the government return $167,000 law enforcement seized from a motorist driving through Nevada....

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