• Last defendant sentenced in scheme to defraud Hawaii housing programs

    The last participant in a scheme that defrauded local housing programs of more than $100, 000 was sentenced in Hawaii's U.S. District Court today. Raelene Rodrigues, 62, of Honolulu was sentenced by Judge Derrick Watson to one year in prison after being found guilty of one count of wire fraud conspiracy and two counts of wire fraud involving the Institute for Human Service,