By JOHN BURNETT Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Friday, August 5, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Defense attorney Aaron Wills addresses the jury Thursday during closing arguments in the murder trial of Kalani Kaohimaunu.
Kalani Kaohimaunu, center, enters Hilo District Court Thursday during closing arguments in his murder trial. (JOHN BURNETT/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)
JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Deputy Prosecutor Joseph Lee gestures to emphasize a point during closing arguments Friday in the murder trial of Kalani Kaohimaunu.
The prosecution’s closing arguments in the murder trial of Kalani Kaohimaunu went as expected — with Deputy Prosecutor Joseph Lee saying Venus Mitchell recognized Kaohimaunu as the man who fatally shot her boyfriend, Keola Penovaroff, on Thanksgiving Day 2015.