2 Hawaiian men guilty of hate crime in white man’s beating

  • Chico Kaonohi poses for a photo outside U.S. District Court in Honolulu, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, after his Native Hawaiian son was found guilty of a hate crime in the 2014 beating of a white man. U.S. District Judge J. Michael Seabright ordered Kaulana Alo-Kaonohi and Levi Aki Jr. detained pending sentencing scheduled for March 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)

  • Kaulana Alo-Kaonohi’s mother, Maipela Kaonohi, left, his son, center, and his sister Kawehilani Alo-Kaonohi are shown outside U.S. District Court in Honolulu on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, after Alo-Kaonohi, who is Native Hawaiian, was found guilty of a hate crime in the 2014 beating of a white man. U.S. District Judge J. Michael Seabright ordered Alo-Kaonohi and Levi Aki Jr. detained pending sentencing scheduled for March 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)

  • Chico Kaonohi, left, prays with Priscilla Hoopii, center, and Lana Vierra, right, outside U.S. District Court in Honolulu, Thursday, after his Native Hawaiian son was found guilty of a hate crime in the 2014 beating of a white man. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)

HONOLULU — A jury on Thursday found two Native Hawaiian men guilty of a hate crime for the 2014 beating of a white man who was fixing up a house he purchased in their remote Maui neighborhood.