Father pleads no contest to manslaughter in child starvation case

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Kevin Lehano appears in court with his attorney, Deputy Public Defender Sherilyn Tavares, for a change of plea in Hilo Circuit Court on Wednesday.


A 53-year-old Hilo man pleaded no contest Wednesday to manslaughter the starvation death of his 9-year-old daughter almost four years ago.