Jury Selection for Kenoi Trial Gets Underway

October 10, 2016, 12:00 PM HST
* Updated October 11, 1:51 PM
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Mayor Billy Kenoi. Oct. 10, 2016. Crystal Richard photo.

Hawaii Island Mayor Billy Kenoi enters the Hilo Judiciary Complex on Monday, Oct. 10, for the start of his felony trial. Crystal Richard photo.

The jury selection process for the felony trial for Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi began today, Oct. 10, 2016.

Over 1,600 Hawai‘i Island residents have been summoned for the jury pool.

The selection process is expected to take up to two weeks to complete.

Mayor Kenoi is on trial for alleged misuse of his county-issued spending card  (P-Card).

Check back for further coverage as the trial proceeds.


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