Law: I Feel Sorry for Hawaii

A tourist rape case outrages an island paradise

The young woman was not unlike the fading Hawaiian afternoon: sunny and unhurried, going with the proverbial flow. A Finnish dental student halfway through a round-the-world vagabondage, she stood at the side of the oceanfront highway at Nanakuli Beach Park, waiting for a bus that would take her back to Honolulu. But she did not arrive at her hotel until late the next day. During the intervening hours she was raped repeatedly, a11 night long, by more than a dozen local punks, many of them stoned...

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