Author: Staff Reporter

Judge: Cannabis Minister Allowed Religious Defense

On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, U.S. District Court Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi ruled that imprisoned Cannabis Minister, Rev. Roger Christie, can present a religious defense at trial.
The court ruled as a matter of law that Christie’s religion is legitimate, his …

Hilo Man Charged in Burglary Caught on Tape

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 30-year-old Hilo man with burglary and other related crimes in connection with a break-in Wednesday (July 10) that was captured on tape in the Kaūmana area of Hilo.
A surveillance video caught a suspect …

Roger Christie Resolution Passes Committee Hearing

UPDATED
The Hawaii Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs has recommended that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
The votes in PSM were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Espero, Galuteria, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; …