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A difficult subject to discuss: Group seeks to care for victims of child sex trafficking

| | Oct 22 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — As the FBI announced the arrests of 239 people on charges related to child sex trafficking nationwide on Wednesday, a small group of residents met at Kealakehe Elementary School to expose that the scourge is in Hawaii, as well.

  1. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 5:18pm

    PEARL HARBOR — A Japanese navy flag that flew on the battleship of the man who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor was donated Thursday to the National Park Service.

  2. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 5:16pm

    Hawaii’s 911 emergency service is no longer limited to phone calls alone, but is now equipped to receive and process text messages.

  3. Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:58am

    WAILUKU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Transportation is moving forward with plans to tear down a 95-year-old condemned pier in Hana, Maui, that residents say is a recreational hot spot, but that the department views as a safety hazard.

  4. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:28am

    KAILUA-KONA — Gov. David Ige visited the micro housing project in the Kona Old Industrial Area Wednesday, nearly one year to the day after he issued an emergency proclamation on the homelessness crisis in Hawaii.

  5. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:28am

    An unidentified man has succumbed to his injuries after a vehicle-pedestrian crash in Hilo on Oct. 3. The man’s name is yet being withheld until police can confirm his identity and notify his family of the death.

  6. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:28am

    Robert Lee Segobia, 42, of Pahoa has been charged with three offenses following an incident with a handgun that transpired Sunday evening in Hilo.

  7. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 8:53am

    KAILUA-KONA — It could be a symbol of unity, a structure that represents mankind’s desire to learn atop Mauna Kea.

  8. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 8:53am

    When Donald Straney was an undergrad at Michigan State University, he said he was “absolutely convinced” he was the only gay person on campus.

  9. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 8:52am

    HILO — The six original petitioners in the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case will represent themselves in hearings that start next week after their attorney withdrew as counsel, citing scheduling conflicts.

  10. | Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 4:47pm

    HONOLULU — The groups that plan to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaii have all identified sites to grow their products, but none of the eight licensees has begun cultivating the plants because they haven’t been given a green light from the state Department of Health.

  11. | Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 3:31pm

    KAILUA-KONA — In 1938, Norman Sakata, then a young teenager in Holualoa, was sent to live with his grandmother.

  12. Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 10:14am

    Hawaii Island police are searching for a 16-year-old boy who was reported missing.

  13. Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 10:14am

    Hawaii Island police are searching for a 35-year-old man wanted for abuse.

  14. Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 10:10am

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Brigham Young University-Hawaii student has filed a lawsuit alleging the school’s honor code prevented her from seeking help after she was sexually assaulted by her campus job supervisor.

  15. | Posted: Oct 12 2016 - 9:59am

    A live mongoose was captured Tuesday morning at Lihue Airport on Kauai after it was seen running out of an Aloha Air Cargo shipment of bread from Oahu.