Overview of Entire Justice System

00:40 – Criminal cases
00:58 – Civil cases
01:08 – Civil case explained
01:19 – Honolulu prosecuting attorney’s office versus the department of corporation counsel Honolulu
01:40 – Corporation counsel
01:45 – Corporation counsel duties
2:02 – Offices explained
2:13 – Criminal cases, felony, misdemeanor, petty misdemeanor
2:20 – Felony explained
2:24 – Misdemeanor explained
2:29 – Petty misdemeanor explained
2:35 – Felony cases
2:42 – Ways to charge a case
2:50 – Information charging
3:13 – Preliminary hearing
3:52 – Grand jury
4:22 – Differences between grand jury and preliminary hearing
4:52 – Arraignment, what is it?
5:26 – Jury trial, what happens?
8:16 – Jury deliberation
8:45 – Verdict options
9:02 – What happens before sentencing?
9:54 – Sentencing hearing
10:24 – Sentencing details
10:55 – Parole board

Domestic Violence

00:35 – Domestic violence victim, witness, or suspect
00:45 – Why is domestic violence difficult?
00:50 – Megan’s experience with domestic violence
01:27 – Making the decision for change, what happened after
02:02 – How to support a domestic violence victim
02:13 – A few things domestic violence victims go through before going to court
03:30 – Feelings before going into court
03:42 – Understanding a domestic violence victim going to court
03:58 – Issues with the prosecutor’s office as it pertains to domestic violence
04:10 – Change in the prosecutor’s office
04:25 – The current reality of domestic violence victim at the prosecutor’s office
04:43 – From the perspective of the victim
04:54 – Guiding deputies through the process with domestic violence victims
05:01 – Domestic violence does not discriminate
05:18 – Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence
05:37 – Megan’s directive to rally the community to support victims of domestic violence

Repeat Offender

00:24 – FAQ:  Why is this person back on the street if he/she has been in prison the past 20 years or is supposed to be prison?
00:38 – Summary, repeat offender sentencing and career criminal division
00:49 – Felony divisions: multiple trial divisions, class A, B, C and career criminal division
00:58 – The Career Criminal Division
01:05 – What is a career criminal defendant?
01:10 – Hawaii Statutes that apply to career criminal defendants
01:20 – The law, Hawaii Revised Statutes section 706-606.5
01:50 – Example of Hawaii Revised Statutes section 706-606.5
02:10 – Sentencing: what could happen?
02:40 – Parole and the Hawaii paroling authority
03:28 – Career criminal deputy experience
03:52 – What it takes for career criminal deputies
04:10 – Objection at the parole hearing
04:20 – What is happening now in the career criminal division

Process for Sex Offender

00:23 – FAQ: Why is this sex offender being Released and no further jail?
00:35 – The process that a victim goes through
00:45 – The first step: the victim or victim’s family calls 9-1-1
00:57 – Children justice center, if juvenile statement
01:11 – The next step: HPD investigates and brings the case to prosecutor’s office
01:22 – Statement and police report are reviewed
01:29 – Decision to be charged
01:36 – Victim testifies in front of a grand jury
01:44 – What happens in the grand jury
02:11 – Probable cause to charge the subject
02:20 – Defendant is arraigned
02:26 – Victim’s statement before jury trial
02:50 – The reality of sexual offender cases
03:34 – Sex offender treatment, an alternate solution