APNewsBreak: Former mayor wants embattled prosecutor’s job

  • This March 11, 2011 file photo shows then-Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle speaking on a telephone as he worked from the Department of Emergency Management in Honolulu. Carlisle says a growing corruption investigation has made him want to return to his old job as the city’s top prosecutor. Carlisle tells The Associated Press, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 he’s ready to run against Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro, who took a leave of absence after receiving a letter informing him he’s a target in a federal investigation. (AP Photo/Rebecca Breyer)

HONOLULU — Former Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle wants to return to his old job as the city’s top prosecutor because of a growing corruption scandal, he said Wednesday.