“In his own words, unconstitutional for somebody to try to tell him you can’t come here, and we are going to make you stay in jail until you act right.”. Get occasional emails highlighting essays, analysis and opinion from IDEAS, Civil Beat's commentary section. Be the first to hear about important news stories with these occasional emails. HNN is the state’s largest multimedia news organization operating 11 television stations as well as digital news products. Bishop’s next date, an arraignment and plea to set a jury trial is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. June 25 before Hilo Circuit Judge Henry Nakamoto. This is what happens. But through it all, our small team of reporters made sure you didn’t forget about electoral politics. Unless a self-professed cult leader can raise $4,000 in bail money, it appears he’ll be sitting in jail until his next court date for two alleged violations of the state’s emergency 14-day quarantine for travelers arriving in Hawaii from out of state. He already had problems with the authorities in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, but his Central American journey came to an end, after he was allegedly linked to sexual crimes in the United States. His attorney argued that his bail be reduced from $4,000 to $1,000. Her organization was busy handling logistical details including luggage and making sure they get their IDs from authorities. “I’ve never seen a turtle just free in the ocean.”. Monday, Nov. 09, 2020| Get the latest email updates about the coronavirus outbreak — it's FREE! Contact us today! Roth did say, however, he’s pleased Laubach maintained Bishop’s $4,000 bail. “We’re a group of African Americans that are protesting our conditions by leaving them,” he said. She added that “someone who so flagrantly violates rules that are set out … and he acknowledges the rules in writing” can’t be trusted to follow court orders or to be on supervised release. You can’t even get six feet apart from each other at the Amazon warehouse, much less guarantee that at a jail.”, Deputy Prosecutor Kimberly Angay argued against Bishop’s release, describing him as a “flight risk” and “a serious danger to our community.”. Because Bishop’s proceedings ran late, the Tribune-Herald was unable to monitor the other quarantine defendants’ court hearings. Contact us if you want to be a part of our Community of Bloggers! Eligio Bishop is a former model, stripper, prostitute and barber. “I definitely didn’t know that wasn’t allowed. Thanks! “So, honest mistake because we were all under the impression that it was just like everywhere else in the states where it’s not that serious.” he said. Bishop said they weren’t aware Hawaii officials were serious about the quarantine, even though he and others signed documents at the airport acknowledging the quarantine order. Jessica Lani Rich, president of the Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii, which helps tourists, said she’s hoping to get the remaining 18 on the same flight out. County Prosecutor Mitch Roth met privately with Bishop’s court-appointed attorney, Evans Smith — who until recently was a deputy prosecutor — and lawyers for the other defendants, causing court proceedings to run late. All travelers — tourists and residents — arriving in Hawaii must obey a mandatory 14-day quarantine, which doesn’t allow people to leave a hotel room or residence for anything other than medical emergencies. “We are concerned that this defendant does have financial means.