Following the primary election in August, Steve Alm and Megan Kau are the current candidates for the City and County of Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney. To help Honolulu voters feel empowered and informed, here are their responses to the candidate questionnaire we sent to all candidates running in 2020 contested race for Prosecuting Attorney back in May 2020.
The questionnaire consists of 17 questions total; 16 Yes/No questions and one free form question on COVID-19. Where neither “Yes” nor “No” is selected, the response was recorded as “No position taken.” Responses were originally recorded on May 15th, 2020. The full answers presented below are unedited and exactly as submitted by the candidate.
The Campaign for Smart Justice Hawai‘i seeks to address racial disparities in our criminal legal system and reduce mass incarceration by half.