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Earle Partington joins the former’s prosecutor’s defense team in her public corruption trial.
Prosecutors wrap up their case. Then the defense calls to the witness stand one of the alleged co-conspirators who already pleaded guilty.
The trial took a break last week. That gave the court a chance to release some of the exhibits prosecutors have presented to the jury.
The former Honolulu police chief faces a series of federal charges related to corruption and abuse of power.
The piece is the latest example of the national media focusing on the Hawaii congresswoman’s upbringing.
Jurors hear audio clips of the grand jury testimony of one of the three officers on trial for allegedly helping the police chief and his prosecutor wife frame a man for stealing their mailbox.
Chuck Totto testifies about how he was retaliated against for investigating the Kealohas long before they came to the attention of federal prosecutors.
UPDATED: The man allegedly framed in a mailbox theft that’s turned into a massive corruption case talks about the ups and downs of his relationship with his niece, Katherine Kealoha.
Jurors watch the video testimony of Florence Puana, 99, in the public corruption trial of the Kealohas and three police officers.
Prosecutors try to use police officers’ prior grand jury testimony against them in the criminal trial over an alleged frame job.
The Hawaii congresswoman, who’s running for president, has yet to file her personal financial disclosures as required under ethics rules.
Alexander Silvert, who’s credited with uncovering the alleged conspiracy involving Louis and Katherine Kealoha, gets his day in court.