The Hawaii Supreme Court refused today to review a state appeals ... Lankford was found guilty of the 2007 murder of 21-year-old Masumi Watanabe. He was sentenced to life in prison with possibility of parole. Lankford testified at his jury trial that.
HONOLULU (KHNL) -- Music fills the air at Kawaihao Church, at the funeral for Masumi Watanabe, the 21 year old Japanese national ... This is the first time Masumi's entire family has come to Hawaii to honor her life on Oahu. There is a website.
Yoshie Nagasawa, Tokyo-based executive officer for Watabe Wedding's overseas operation division, said Guam is an ideal destination for weddings and family vacations — for the Japanese market. “This is the type of market for the whole family” to spend .
The Watanabes "feel closer to Masumi when they are in Hawaii," he said. A witness has said she saw Masumi Watanabe get into a pest control truck allegedly driven by Kirk Lankford, 22, of Kalihi. She was never seen again. Her blood and glasses were found.
Passengers testified that Watanabe's actions were excessive and abusive. Alaska State Trooper Brian Miller, who was headed to a Kauai vacation with about a dozen family members, testified that Watanabe was rough with her daughter. "She was telling her to.
Police have charged a 22-year-old man with second-degree murder in the death of a young Japanese visitor to Hawaii. Kirk Lankford was arrested Thursday after a two-week search and investigation into 21-year-old Masumi Watanabe's disappearance. She was an.
LOS ANGELES (Kyodo) The Hawaii Paroling Authority has effectively sentenced Kirk Lankford, who was convicted of the 2007 murder of 21-year-old Masumi Watanabe on Oahu, to life in prison, a written statement indicates. “The parole board has determined.
The man convicted of murdering Japanese visitor Masumi Watanabe could one day walk out of prison. The Hawaii Paroling Authority has scheduled a hearing that could change Kirk Lankford’s minimum sentence of 150 years, one of the longest minimum sentences.
The only problem with that was he planned on spending his All-Star break in Hawaii. In an interview with ESPN’s The Undefeated, Jordan discussed his first All-Star selection and his canceled vacation. Jordan left practice Jan. 26 expecting to be.
Mention vacation to my family and there is one place we all agree on: Hawaii! Those who have never visited our 50th state likely picture it as a tropical island somewhere in the Pacific with beautiful hula girls, swaying palm trees, clear blue waters.