Charges against a Maui High School teacher accused of sexually exploiting a minor have been dropped.
Thomas Takeuchi, 61, was accused of snapping photos of a 4-year-old girl while visiting family in Washington.
Authorities say the incident happened between July and Oct. 2011.
The Class B felony was punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
Takeuchi was placed on leave when he was arrested.
The Department of Education is conducting a review of the case to see what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken.