Jury returns not-guilty verdict in corruption trial of Kaneshiro, Mitsunaga

George F. Lee / Star-Advertiser Former Honolulu City Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro, left, and businessman Dennis Mitsunaga emerged from U.S. District Count after being found not guilty in his corruption trial on Friday, May 17, 2024. They celebrated before gathered media surrounded by attorneys, supporters and fellow defendants.

HONOLULU — Former Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro, prominent Hawai‘i businessman Dennis Mi­tsunaga and four Mitsu­naga & Associates executives were found not guilty on all counts in their pay-to-prosecute conspiracy trial in federal court on Friday.