Waiki accomplice trial begins

  • From left: Jorge Pagan-Torres, Malia Lajala and Krystle Ferreira are accused of aiding cop killer Justin Waiki after he fatally shot Hawaii Police Department Officer Bronson Kaliloa during a traffic stop July 17, 2018, in Mountain View. Jury trial continues today. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kauanoe Jackson presents her opening statements during the first day of jury trial for Krystle Ferreira, Malia Lajala and Jorge Pagan-Torres. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kauanoe Jackson presents her opening statements during the first day of jury trial for Krystle Ferreira, Malia Lajala and Jorge Pagan-Torres who are accused of aiding cop killer Justin Waiki after he fatally shot Hawaii Police Department Officer Bronson Kaliloa during a traffic stop July 17, 2018, in Mountain View. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)
  • Attorney James Biven presents his opening statements. Biven represents Malia Lajala. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)
  • Attorney Brian De Lima presents his opening statements. De Lima represents Ferreira. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)
  • Attorney Keith Shigetomi presents his opening statements. Shigetomi represents Jorge Pagan-Torres. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Prosecutors say three accomplices accused of rendering aid to Justin Waiki were among a network of loyal friends who intentionally helped the man on the lam after he fatally shot a Hawaii Police Department officer on July 17, 2018.