HONOLULU (KHON2) — In June 2018, a man recorded a 15-year-old girl taking a shower without her consent, according to the Hawaii County prosecutor’s office.

Officials said that Koa Kaakimaka, a 26-year-old Honokaa man was found guilty for felony of violation of privacy in the first degree on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Kona Circuit Court.

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He was charged back in March 2021.

Kaakimaka is scheduled for sentencing on Monday, Oct. 17.

Violation of privacy in the first degree is punishable by a maximum of five years and is a class C felony.

Kaakimaka is also required to register as a sex offender.

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“I’m hopeful that this verdict will cause people to think twice before they victimize
children,” said Prosecuting Attorney Kelden Waltjen.