Central figure in crackdown on Honolulu prostitution indicted

Central figure in crackdown on Honolulu prostitution indicted
Brian Yamauchi has been indicted in connection with a crackdown on prostitution. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 38-year-old man was booked Friday on charges related to suspected brothels.

Brian Yamauchi is free on $100,000 bail.

He was indicted for promoting prostitution and illegal ownership of a business.

The city Prosecutor’s Office said Yamauchi is a central figure in its ongoing crackdown on Honolulu prostitution.

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