• Hearing underway in effort to free Hawaii man for '91 killing

    1 day ago - By Bésame

    By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Associated Press
    HONOLULU - Attorneys for a Native Hawaiian man who has been imprisoned for more than 20 years for the 1991 sexual assault, kidnapping and murder of a white woman visiting Hawaii began presenting new evidence in court Tuesday - including DNA testing - they say proves he is innocent.
    A petition filed late Monday outlines additional evidence in one of Hawaii's biggest murders, which unfolded on Christmas Eve in 1991 on Hawaii Island, commonly known as the Big Island.
    Dana Ireland, 23, was found barely alive in the bushes along a fishing trail in...
    Read more ...