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Sunday, September 25, 2016
Prosecutor Urges “YES” Vote on Charter Amendment 3
By News Release @ 5:03 AM :: 3176 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement
Charter Amendment 3 asks: “Should the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney control its budget after it is approved by the City Council?”
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Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Hawaii Paroling Authority Gets New Chairman
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 3517 Views :: Law Enforcement

Gov. David Ige appointed Edmund (Fred) Hyun to be the interim chair of the Hawai‘i Paroling Authority....

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Na Pali Coast: DLNR Issues 13 More Tickets Just in Time for Waikiki Eco-Conference
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 4883 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Law Enforcement

...five Kauai-based conservation officers flew there in mid-August....

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Puana Attorney to Police Commission: Too little, too late
By News Release @ 6:10 PM :: 5510 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Police

...not a single member of the Commission appointed by the mayor, other than Ms. Sheehan, has any legal or law enforcement background....

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Saturday, August 13, 2016
Hyatt Worker Says Hotel Ignored Sex Assault by Saudi
By Selected News Articles @ 4:16 AM :: 5197 Views :: Law Enforcement, Religion, Tourism

Hassan Maan Melhem later pleaded no contest to fourth-degree sexual assault and was given a deferred sentence and probation....

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Friday, July 15, 2016
Full Text: Attorney General Sues Bounty Hunter Duane Dog Chapman
By News Release @ 8:08 PM :: 3575 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

Other bail bond companies are also being reviewed....

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
DLNR Officer: ‘Sucker Punched’ by Firing of Friel
By News Release @ 9:16 PM :: 4672 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

"I am now convinced DOCARE is cursed and doomed to remain a pathetic substandard agency...."

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Monday, July 11, 2016
Power Has Been out at Oahu Jail Since Friday
By News Release @ 10:15 PM :: 2244 Views :: Law Enforcement

...The Department of Public Safety said the air conditioning will remain on the generator until a faulty transformer can be replaced. The part has been ordered....

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Friday, July 08, 2016
Judge Finds No Evidence to Support So-Called ‘Whistleblower’ Lawsuit Against Maui County
By News Release @ 4:24 AM :: 3922 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

An investigation showed that he had physically threatened his fellow employees, been insubordinate, attempted to use his position as a Liquor Control Officer to obtain special treatment from a licensed liquor establishment....

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Thursday, July 07, 2016
HB2772: UH Rape Policy Now Written into State Law
By News Release @ 5:28 PM :: 2907 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

In April, UH expanded is sexual harassment policies with a new Executive Policy on Consensual Relationships....

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Friday, June 24, 2016
Conviction Tossed: How They Get Away in Soft on Crime Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 12:47 PM :: 3061 Views :: Law Enforcement

"If people didn't upset me, I wouldn't have to punch them...."

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
DOCARE Chief Forced Out—Retaliation for Investigating DLNR Corruption, Theft of Guns
By News Release @ 2:59 AM :: 8904 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...in a June 16 letter, Case said she was not extending Friel's employment past his six-month probation period....

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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Hawaii Supreme Court Rules on Big Cabbage Case
By Robert Thomas @ 11:20 PM :: 5823 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 :: 5061 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 :: 5409 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 :: 3358 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 :: 4773 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 :: 2596 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 :: 2398 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 :: 3742 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 :: 7659 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 :: 3228 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 :: 2778 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 :: 3021 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 :: 40764 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 :: 5410 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 :: 4081 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 :: 5049 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 :: 4435 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 :: 3742 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 :: 5102 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 :: 4556 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 :: 4674 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 :: 3081 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 :: 7585 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 :: 5158 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 :: 3714 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 :: 4607 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 :: 2429 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 :: 3810 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 :: 2831 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 :: 3834 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 :: 3382 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 :: 3970 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 :: 3635 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 :: 3283 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 :: 4997 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 :: 2950 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 :: 4584 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 :: 3932 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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