- Associated Press - Saturday, November 22, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) - New details have emerged in the case of a special education teacher living in Waikiki who was accused of having sex with a student in Arizona.

Hawaii News Now reports (https://goo.gl/mt2s8F ) that the sex assault case against Deborah Hoshiyama was inactivated in 2008 because of a lack of evidence and because the 13-year-old victim wasn’t cooperative.

The information came from a report by the Avondale Police Department in Arizona.

Hoshiyama was a teacher there and the student’s mother had reported an inappropriate relationship.

The case resurfaced after the boy turned 18 and a million dollar civil suit was filed.

Hoshiyama was arrested Tuesday at her family’s Waikiki condo. She is a teacher at Voyager Public Charter School in Makiki, and is on paid suspension pending the outcome of the case.

___

Information from: Honolulu Star-Advertiser, https://www.staradvertiser.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide