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Monday, December 31, 2012
Governor Appoints Annelle Amaral to Hawaii Paroling Authority
By News Release @ 8:59 PM :: 9685 Views :: Judiciary, Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement

The interim appointment fills a new seat in compliance with Act 139 of the 2012 Legislature, which increased Hawaii Paroling Authority members from three to five.

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Friday, December 28, 2012
Former Kauai Prosecutor Makes List of "America's Worst Bosses"
By News Release @ 10:43 PM :: 8870 Views :: Kauai County, Labor, Law Enforcement

The managers who made this year’s list of America’s Worst Bosses were named in workplace lawsuits filed by their employees ....

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Friday, September 28, 2012
Kauai Prosecutor Denies Perjury Plot: Says Mayor, County Attorneys Peddling Influence
By News Release @ 12:21 AM :: 11658 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

County Attorneys barred planning inspectors from enforcing the law against Councilmember Tim Bynum for alleged zoning violations in order to influence Bynum’s vote on Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho Jr.’s TVR bill....

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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Bronster: Secret Tape Recordings Show Kauai Prosecutors Plotting Perjury
By News Release @ 3:26 PM :: 10514 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

A prosecutor cannot use a criminal prosecution against a political rival in an attempt to intimidate him.... Incredibly, they made tape recordings discussing their plans and they joked on those tapes about committing perjury if ever caught.

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Saturday, August 25, 2012
Honolulu Federal Inmate Discovers 'Gays Not Born That Way'
By Selected News Articles @ 9:45 PM :: 11148 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Law Enforcement

Alexandra Telluselle is a Swedish national and self-described "citizen of the world" who was arrested by HPD for shoplifting from a Honolulu Foodland store August 18, 2011....

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Lawsuit: OCCC Guards Slept Thru Ex-Guard's Prison Suicide
By Selected News Articles @ 1:00 PM :: 9632 Views :: Law Enforcement

One of the guards slept through the ordeal, and another sat in a chair with a towel draped over his head, Cocklin says. 

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Saturday, January 14, 2012
Full Text AG Louie: Assisted Suicide Not Legal in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:00 PM :: 13921 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Life

Word comes from state Sen. Josh Green, a doctor who had asked for the opinion from Attorney General David Louie....

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
SPLC ties Tucson shooter to leader of Hawaiian Sovereignty Movement, Iolani Palace takeover
By Andrew Walden @ 12:03 AM :: 18290 Views :: Law Enforcement, OHA, Second Amendment

Among other things, the allegedly “far-right” Miller is a leader of a sovereignty group known as “The Hawaiian Kingdom Government” (HKG) which occupied Iolani Palace on April 30, 2008.

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Sunday, November 6, 2011
Occupy Honolulu: Waikiki Shooting was “Round One”
By Selected News Articles @ 11:55 AM :: 18169 Views :: Homelessness, Law Enforcement, Tourism

"...those doing the attacking will die...." -- Occupy Honolulu

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Friday, September 2, 2011
Murder in Kona: A flurry of phone calls, then Union Leader Walks Free
By Andrew Walden @ 10:44 PM :: 20928 Views :: Hawaii County , Labor, Law Enforcement

... "We were the only two people in the room so you have to reach your own conclusions."....

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Monday, August 8, 2011
Human Trafficking: Did the US DoJ Purposefully lose the Aloun Farms Case?
By Andrew Walden @ 1:37 AM :: 19743 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture, Judiciary, Labor, Law Enforcement, Pierre Omidyar

How could federal prosecutors “accidentally” debase their entire prosecution of crimes alleged to have occurred in 2004 by telling a Federal Grand Jury that the defendants’ collection of “recruitment fees” was a violation of a law which did not take effect until 2008?

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Judge Steven Alm: Justice Reinvestment and the future of HOPE Probation
By Andrew Walden @ 11:35 PM :: 16201 Views :: Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement, Drugs
First Circuit Court (Honolulu) Judge Steven Alm is the originator of HOPE Probation, an innovative probation system being adopted by numerous states across the country. HOPE probation is credited with sharply reducing the number of new crimes committed by probationers....
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Monday, July 18, 2011
Convicted Cocaine Dealer replaces Advertiser columnist as Ernie Martin’s Campaign Treasurer
By Andrew Walden @ 1:19 AM :: 27833 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians

Convicted cocaine dealer Chad Tsuneyoshi is taking over as Honolulu Council Chair Ernie Martin’s Campaign Treasurer.

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Sunday, July 17, 2011
Sovereignty Mortgage Scammer Keanu Sai at it again with help from Legislators, Maui Council, University
By Andrew Walden @ 4:56 PM :: 46482 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Ethics, Hawaii History, Law Enforcement, OHA

Do the math. Sai and Gumapac have 300 “customers”. Perfect Title had 400 victims. The Maui-based Ventura-Oliver sovereignty mortgage scammers now on trial had about 300 alleged victims. That is 1000 native Hawaiian households who have allegedly fallen victim to these three alleged scams. ...amounting to 2.3% of all native Hawaiian home-owning households.

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Thursday, May 26, 2011
Naming names: Who are the alleged Sovereignty-mortgage scammers?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:00 PM :: 40113 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Ethics, Law Enforcement, OHA

This scam is tied to several well-known sovereignty activists—which perhaps explains why the Advertiser’s two recent articles have included so little information about the alleged perpetrators.

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Sunday, May 22, 2011
Federal Law Enforcement Foundation: Hawaii Muslims not sanctioned to use our name
By Andrew Walden @ 8:59 PM :: 16835 Views :: Law Enforcement, Military, Religion

Describing the news as “very disappointing”, Anthony Bergamo, President and Founder of the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation (FLEF) categorically repudiates any connection between his organization and the Muslim Association of Hawaii and Hawaii Islam Day celebrations....

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Friday, February 18, 2011
Videos: Planned Parenthood advises pimp on Child Sex trafficking NY-NJ-VA-DC
By Video @ 4:09 PM :: 8683 Views :: National News, Ethics, Family, Law Enforcement

Undercover videos from six Planned Parenthood locations in three states and DC.

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Monday, January 3, 2011
Robert Iwamoto trust sued over Maui Ponzi scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 8:31 PM :: 27510 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

Lloyd Kimura, a Democrat donor, gambler, and brother of Hawaii County Prosecutor Jay Kimura, pled guilty December 28 in State Court to operating a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme known as Maui Industrial Loan & Finance Co. or Maui Finance Co. (MFC).  He could face up to 20 years in prison.  But Kimura’s admission of guilt is just the beginning....

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Sunday, December 12, 2010
Hawaii Legislators’ favorite child molester claims he is the victim
By Andrew Walden @ 1:42 PM :: 17122 Views :: Ethics, Family, Law Enforcement, Politicians

With the defeat of Rep Bertram, convicted child molester Leon Rouse has become a demonstrated electoral liability to his employers.  Will he still be rehired by Baker or Cabanilla for 2011?  It is likely this question which has caused Rouse to pop up and try to spread his self-serving justifications and denials in the pages of the Maui News.

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Friday, October 29, 2010
KoOlina and Hanabusa: Another land deal, another ex-cop, steroids, broken teeth, and Saigon Passion
By Selected News Articles @ 1:58 AM :: 15830 Views :: Ethics, Land Use, Law Enforcement, Politicians

Last year, Souza provided equipment used for a beach-cleaning contract at Ko Olina held by a company headed by Paul Hospodar, chief of security at the Ko Olina Resort, business records show….Hospodar was fired from the police force in 1995 for violent behavior and alleged drug abuse....

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010
John Carroll: I believe Larry Mehau supports me for Governor
By Letters to the Editor @ 7:43 PM :: 16635 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Law Enforcement, Republican Party

You are correct about the Abercrombie sign being on the Mehau fence.  You may know that Mufi was endorsed for the Governor’s race by the ILWU.   Larry Mehau is friends with Yoshito Takamine, Bobo Lapena, and Takashi Domingo.  The three have ties to ILWU and do not like Mufi.  They asked Larry to put the Abercrombie sign up on his fence.  He consented.

While Larry and his family have not openly endorsed my candidacy, they have allowed me to put my sign on that same fence and I believe that they are supporting my candidacy, not Abercrombie’s.

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Saturday, January 9, 2010
Illegal aliens get past TSA, jet off to Hawaii with forged ID
By Andrew Walden @ 1:00 PM :: 25778 Views :: Law Enforcement

Thousands of airline passengers on domestic US flights are using forged IDs to get past TSA screeners and board commercial flights under assumed names.  Just days after the al-Qaeda Panty Bomber tried to blow NW Flight 253 out of the sky, evidence leading to acquittals in a Honolulu illegal alien smuggling case has exposed the US Transportation Safety Administration’s repeated failure to spot phony IDs.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Billy Kenoi associate Malu Motta gets life without parole for Pali shootings
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 17974 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians

Chief United States District Judge Susan Oki Mollway today (Monday, Nov 30)  sentenced ETHAN MOTTA, also known as "Malu," age 40, to life imprisonment, without the possibility of parole, for his role in the shooting of three persons at the Pali Golf Course on January 7, 2004.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Honolulu Meth-Dealer Protection Racketeer tied to Mehau, politicians
By Selected News Articles @ 12:18 PM :: 35381 Views :: Law Enforcement, Politicians, Drugs

 

Here are some news articles which--strung together--tell the story you won't be able to read anywhere else.  The story ends with a Governor, a Party Chair, a Congresswoman and more....

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Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Malu Motta: “I need one governor so he can pardon me.”
By Andrew Walden @ 4:02 PM :: 30798 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians

EM: Someone got to win governor that we know, huh? My best friend is an emcee at, he on tonight, he’s on the mic…(unintelligible) ….Hawaiian braddah.

Informant: Yeah, yeah, you gotta be pushing that.

EM: David, they grooming him to be Governor. That’s my best friend, bah. They sign the work tomorrow. He could be governor in 20 years from now. Not tomorrow, you know.

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Thursday, August 21, 2008
Billy Kenoi at Shooters—and the Pali shooter—the connections
By Andrew Walden @ 1:25 AM :: 36295 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Law Enforcement, Military

All the newspapers have missed the connections between convicted Pali shooter Ethan Malu Motta, his codefendants, and the incident at Shooters Bar and Grill....

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Thursday, August 7, 2008
Billy Kenoi helped Pali Shooter
By Andrew Walden @ 10:13 PM :: 31375 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Politicians

Admitted Pali Golf Course shooter Ethan “Malu” Motta apparently had a lot of friends in Hilo—including politicians....

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Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Italian Government Disowns Honolulu Consul Letter Recognizing Hawaiian Kingdom Government
By Andrew Walden @ 10:54 AM :: 13935 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Hawaii History, Law Enforcement, OHA

In a Feb­ru­ary 28, 2008 letter, Hon­orary Vice-Consul of Italy in Hawaii, Car­men Di Amore-Siah, purports to grant the Hawaii King­dom Gov­ern­ment group recognition by the Gov­ern­ment of Italy.

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Sunday, August 14, 2005
OHA Trustee Tells Grieving Family That Shrine to Dead Son Must Come Down
By Andrew Walden @ 2:36 PM :: 9515 Views :: Hawaii County , Law Enforcement, OHA

After a tragic hit-and-run accident on Hilo’s East Kahaopea Street killed 22-year-old Dale K. Tim Sing, his family members are now being ordered by Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Trustee Linda Dela Cruz to remove the shrine they erected at the spot where he died.

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