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Soldier planned to shoot up downtown, Waikiki for Islamic State

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA/ CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    U.S. Attorney Kenji Price, left, and FBI Special Agent In Charge Sean Kaul announced the guilty plea from soldier Ikaika Kang to four counts of attempting to support the Islamic State.

  • U.S. ATTORNEY / FBI / 2017

    The video screenshot submitted as evidence last year shows Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang kissing the Islamic State flag and allegedly pledging allegiance to IS.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Erik Kang, who faces 25 years in prison for attempting to aid the Islamic State group and its campaign of terror, had planned a mass shooting in downtown Honolulu and in Waikiki just after last year’s Fourth of July, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii said Wednesday following Kang’s guilty plea in federal court. Read more

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