Pearl City gunman Wayman Kaua sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing at police in 2019
Wayman Kaua was sentenced to 20-years in prison for six felonies related to a standoff with police in which Kaua fired a shotgun in the direction of police officers on Waimano Home Road in September 2019.
Man indicted for the attempted murder of police officer
Hokuokalani Patoc has been indicted for the Attempted Murder in the First Degree, Unauthorized Control of Propelled Vehicle in the First Degree, and Resisting an Order to Stop Motor Vehicle in the Second Degree for allegedly hitting a police officer.
Prosecuting Attorney announces new media and community liaison
Brooks Baehr has joined the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney.
Ricky Kaleopaa Officer-Involved Shooting Press Conference
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steven Alm discusses the Department’s finding in the officer involved shooting of Ricky Kaleopaa, who was subsequently injured by gunfire, when he disobeyed HPD’s commands and rushed at the officers with a knife.
Elia Laeli Officer-Involved Shooting Press Conference
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steven Alm discusses the Department’s findings in the police-involved shooting death of Elia Laeli, and the reasons why the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney will not be pursuing charges against the officers.