Monthly Archives: July 2005

Mom calls for death penalty in girl’s abuse

Sunday, July 31, 2005 Mom calls for death penalty in girl’s abuse Talia Williams’ father and stepmother both deserve that fate, her natural mother says By Debra Barayuga Tarshia Williams has a wish for the man who fathered her only child and stands accused of beating the 5-year-old girl almost daily, causing her death… Read more »

DoJ memo on the Akaka Bill seeks exemption for the military

The  Department of Justice legal memo on the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2005 (Akaka Bill) includes this choice passage that helps to explain what I believe to be one of the major underlying reasons for the proposed legislation – extinguishing any Hawaiian claims that could threaten the military’s control of land in Hawai’i. Notice… Read more »

State told of abuse week before girl died

Posted on: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 State heard of abuse week before girl died By PETER BOYLAN AND Mike Gordon Advertiser Staff Writers A relative of 5-year-old Talia Williams told state child welfare officials that the girl was being abused a week before her death, but officials said yesterday that they could not intervene because… Read more »

Army violated agreement with state in child abuse case Possible Army-State Agreement Violation In Child Abuse Case Army Wants To Work On Child Abuse Prevention POSTED: 6:10 pm HST July 21, 2005 UPDATED: 6:43 pm HST July 21, 2005 HONOLULU — The Army may have violated an agreement with the state about child abuse investigations in the death of Talia Williams, 5, KITV… Read more »