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GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM Former Waipahu High School track coach and English teacher Erik Tamura hugged his mother, Ellen Tamura, following his acquittal Thursday on three counts of third-degree sexual assault. Each count had a maximum sentence of five years in prison.
GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM Erik Tamura, center, and his attorney, Ken Shimozono, left, listened as the jury found Tamura not guilty of sexually assaulting a girl on the Waipahu High School track team, which he had coached.