07, Mar 2014 - Honolulu, HI Senate panel gives Wilson Supreme Court OK in spite of 'unqualified' rating
The State Senate Judiciary committee advanced the nomination of Circuit Judge Michael Wilson to the Supreme Court Thursday, against the wishes of the Hawaii State Bar Association that said he was "unqualified" for the post.
07, Mar 2014 - Honolulu, HI Hawaii meth ring jury presses on to reach verdict
HONOLULU (AP) Jurors who have been deliberating for two weeks in a major Hawaii meth ring trial are being asked to keep trying to reach a verdict. The jury on Thursday sent a note to the court saying they're deadlocked on four counts. It's their 13th note during deliberations.
07, Mar 2014 - Death penalty trial in child's beating death set to start in capital punishment-free Hawaii
A Honolulu courtroom is set to become the scene of a death penalty trial even though Hawaii abolished capital punishment in 1957.
05, Mar 2014 - Guilty plea expected in Hawaii disability fraud
HONOLULU (AP) - A Honolulu man is expected to plead guilty to defrauding the state out of more than $200,000 by collecting disability payments for his dead mother. Steven Splater is scheduled to change his plea Wednesday in federal court. A federal indictment alleges he collected his mother's ...
20, Mar 2012 - Suit filed on Guam challenges super PACs - Guam Pacific Daily News
In his lawsuit, Maise states he is a gay man who owns a bed-and-breakfast in Hawaii that caters almost exclusively ... Maise said his lawsuit could be filed in any federal court in the United States, but he chose the District Court of Guam ...