Looks like the Artates' self-described "seven years of torture" is finally at an end. On Jan. 10, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Oki Mollway sentenced Perry Artates and his wife Ronnette to 45 days and five months, respectively, in federal prison for carrying out what prosecutors described as a scam that left a family homeless. Here's how Hawaii Reporter, which originally … [Read more...] about Former Maui Hawaiian Homeland Commissioner Perry Artates, Wife, Sentenced In Mortgage Fraud Case
So Governor Neil Abercrombie has decided to replace outgoing Board of Education member Wesley Lo with Grant Chun. In October, Maui Memorial Medical Center CEO Lo resigned from the board eight months before his term ended, citing work constraints. In choosing Chun, vice president of the Alexander & Baldwin Company, as Lo's replacement, Abercrombie has gone with one of Maui's … [Read more...] about Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie Appoints A&B VP Grant Chun To Board of Ed.
By Malia Zimmerman Hit men, Yakuza, the Hells Angels, the Chinese crime syndicate and Hawaii politicians–these may sound like characters coming together in a bad episode of Hawaii 5-0, but they’re actually mentioned in myriad allegations listed in a new lawsuit against 67 labor leaders and entities from Local 3 on Oahu. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. … [Read more...] about New Lawsuit Alleges That Convicted Criminal And Former Hawaiian Homelands Commissioner Perry Artates Of Makawao Took Part In Crazy Financial Shenanigans At OE Local 3 Union