The death of four-year-old Zion McKeown on Maui is a tragedy that should never have happened.
About the Authors
Kata Issari is the Joyful Heart Foundation’s first Hawai‘i regional director. In her position, Issari plays an integral role in leading the organization’s growth locally and dissemination of innovative, statewide programs to serve island residents. She also works to fulfill the Joyful Heart Foundation’s mission to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse Prior to joining Joyful Heart Foundation Issari was the program director at Parents And Children Together’s Family Peace Center for 12 years where she managed one of the few comprehensive domestic violence programs in the country that provides services for survivors, perpetrators and children as well as community education and training. She also served as a lecturer at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and has collaborated with UH faculty on research projects involving children and domestic violence.
Uber Driver Denies Sexual Assault
Former Uber driver Luke Wadahara, 24, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of sexual assaulting a passenger, 16.
Alleged Seal Attacker Arrested
A 19-year-old Kauai man has been arrested in connection with the recent beating of a 17-year old pregnant monk seal.
Parents Of ‘Peter Boy’ Indicted
The murder charges are in connection with the disappearance of their son, Peter Kema Jr., 19 years ago on the Big Island.
Calmer than past sessions but still chaotic, House and Senate members worked to agree on legislation before the deadline.