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Former Honolulu prosecutor indicted on bribery allegations.

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Former Honolulu prosecutor indicted on bribery allegations

HONOLULU — A U.S. grand jury has indicted Honolulu’s former top prosecutor and four others, alleging that employees of an engineering and architectural firm bribed Keith Kaneshiro with campaign donations in exchange for Kaneshiro’s prosecution of a former company employee.

DOT updates status of Hamakua bridge repairs

The state Department of Transportation said, in addition to emergency repairs to Kolekole Bridge wrapping up this month, permanent repairs and lead remediation at Kolekole/Paheehee Bridge will begin in Spring 2024, at an estimated cost of $65 million.

Documents: Dispute over tequila led to stabbing

A 25-year-old woman told officers her refusal to give a bottle of tequila to an acquaintance she described as highly intoxicated led to the man stabbing her early Tuesday morning, according to court documents filed by police.

Portuguese center one step closer to fruition

Today marks an important milestone for the organizers of the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Cultural and Educational Center — they will be inking signatures on a construction contract for the long-envisioned facility at the corner of Komohana and Ponahawai streets in Hilo.

Increased homeowner exemption clears committee

A bigger break in taxes for homeowners and kupuna is all but assured next year, following a unanimous committee vote Tuesday on a bill and assurances from the administration that it supports the measure.

Feds sentence Big Island man to 10 years for meth distribution

Senior U.S. District Judge Helen Gillmor on Wednesday sentenced 58-year-old Dwayne P. Gouveia of Waimea to 10 years in for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Gouveia was previously sentenced by the court in 2005 to 10 years for attempted possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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