The Columbus Dispatch
Hawaii girl’s adoptive parents plead not guilty to murder
HONOLULU – A Hawaii couple accused of killing their 6-year-old adoptive daughter a month before reporting her missing pleaded not guilty to murder Monday.
The body of Isabella Kalua, known by some by her birth name of Ariel, has not been found.
A grand jury indicted Isaac and Lehua Kalua on murder and other charges. They appeared via video from jail for a brief court hearing Monday. Their court-appointed attorneys entered not guilty pleas for them.
A judge set trial for January.