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Cynthia Kagiwada says she no longer wants to represent the former city prosecutor, who was convicted and incarcerated last week but faces additional charges.
The Honolulu Police Commission gave the former chief a retirement payment of $250,000 after he was named as the target of a federal criminal investigation.
The Kealohas and two HPD officers were found guilty of conspiracy and obstruction, while a retired Honolulu police major walked. Here’s an explanation of the charges.
Updated: A federal judge revoked her bail Friday after she was found guilty of federal conspiracy and obstruction charges.
Update: Honolulu’s former police chief and his prosecutor wife, along with two police officers, were found guilty Thursday in one of the biggest corruption cases in Hawaii history.
On a crowded podium with nine other Democratic candidates, the Hawaii congresswoman got a limited amount of speaking time.
Closing arguments in one of the most highly-publicized criminal trials in Hawaii history concluded Wednesday.
Closing arguments began Tuesday in the trial of Louis and Katherine Kealoha and three Honolulu police officers.
Louis and Katherine Kealoha are on trial with three Honolulu police officers for allegedly framing a family member for the theft of their mailbox.
Kevin Sumida represented Kealoha in a series of lawsuits, including one in which she was accused by her uncle and grandmother of financial fraud and elder abuse.
The defense rests after three days of testimony, and prosecutors plan to call a few more rebuttal witnesses.
UPDATED: Katherine Kealoha’s defense rests Wednesday without her taking the stand.