Oahu man sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child

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The Oahu resident found guilty of raping a child will spend the next 20 years in prison.

Michael Wright was arrested in 2016 while he worked as a teacher at Jefferson Elementary School in Waikiki.

In January, Wright was found guilty of first and third degree sex assault.

When Michael Wright was on trial for five counts of sex assault, the ourt documents claim they took place over a five-year period from July 2010 to July 2015.

He had been with the Department of Education for nine years when he was arrested.

Court records claim the assaults did not happen on campus, and the child was not a student.

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