The criminal trial of Honolulu’s former police chief, his former prosecutor wife and three other police officers kicked into high gear this week when a jury was selected and attorneys for both the prosecution and defense presented their opening statements. Civil Beat reporters Yoohyun Jung and Nick Grube join editor Patti Epler for a behind-the-scenes discussion of the trial so far.

Check out earlier trial-related podcasts here.

And read our special report on the federal investigation here.

Reporters Nick Grube and Yoohyun Jung with Editor Patti Epler in the Civil Beat podcast studio

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