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Justice Delayed, Part 2: More infractions, more gridlock

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Raynette Mole examines the photo tribute to her son, Daniel, 23, that she set up in her living room after he was killed in a hit-and-run in Makaha in February. She starts and ends each day at the display, telling Daniel, “Mama loves you.”

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Defendants in District Court in Kapolei line up, waiting for their cases to be called. The practice is used to save time. Even as the cases are heard, a defendant, far right, is on a phone linked directly to the Public Defender’s Office to make an appointment, another practice used to make the court process more efficient.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Richard Mole, above left, along with family and friends, attended the recent lantern ceremony at Ala Moana Regional Park to pay tribute to his son, Daniel, who was killed in a February hit-and-run.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Richard Mole, along with family and friends, attended the recent lantern ceremony at Ala Moana Regional Park to pay tribute to his son, Daniel, who was killed in a February hit-and-run. Daniel’s lantern is shown in the above photo.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Sierra Burns wiped tears from her face before her March 5 court appearance.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    People gathered Feb. 20 at a roadside memorial on Farrington Highway.

Raynette Mole, fighting back tears, is blunt with her answer. Read more

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