ATG NEWS RELEASE: HAWAII SEXUAL ASSAULT KIT INITIATIVE RELEASES UPDATE ON NUMBER OF KITS SUBMITTED FOR TESTING

Posted on Oct 4, 2017 in Latest News

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced today a quarterly update regarding the submission of sexual assault evidence kits for testing. The new numbers, posted on the information dashboard for the Hawaii Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) (http://ag.hawaii.gov/hisaki/home/information-dashboard/), are current as of September 30, 2017. This update shows that the pace for sexual assault evidence kits submitted for testing has increased over the past three months.

County Kits submitted as of June 30, 2017 Kits submitted as of September 30, 2017 Total number of kits submitted so far for testing
Honolulu 365 467 832
Kauai 49 82 131
Maui 78 8 86
Hawaii 50 57 107
Total 542 614 1156

Additional information about the Hawaii Sexual Assault Kit Initiative can be found at the SAKI website (http://ag.hawaii.gov/hisaki/), including a page specifically responding to frequently asked questions (http://ag.hawaii.gov/hisaki/home/frequently-asked-questions/).

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For more information, contact:

Joshua A. Wisch
Special Assistant to the Attorney General
Phone: (808) 586-1284
Email: Joshua.A.Wisch@hawaii.gov
Web: http://ag.hawaii.gov
Twitter: @ATGHIgov