The defense has rested in the conspiracy and corruption trial of former Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha, his former deputy prosecutor wife Katherine and three Honolulu police officers who are accused of framing Katherine’s uncle to get a legal advantage in a family dispute over money.

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Yoohyun Jung and Nick Grube arrive early at District Court.
Yoohyun Jung and Nick Grube arrive early at District Court. 

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