Vicente Hilario murder trial wraps up on Kaua‘i

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Vicente Hilario (left) makes his case to the jury at his second murder trial at the Fifth Circuit Court in Lihu‘e, with judge Randal Valenciano presiding, on Friday, April 14, 2023.

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Prosecutor Matthew Arakawa (left) makes his closing statement at the Vicente Hilario murder trial before judge Randal Valenciano on Friday April 14, 2023.

LIHU‘E — The question of Vicente Hilario’s guilt or innocence now rests in the hands of the jury.