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Hawaii News Now: Kealohas Are Retaliating Against Our Reporter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii News Now: Kealohas Are Retaliating Against Our Reporter

Lynn Kawano of Hawaii News Now says in court records that the Kealohas are trying to stop her from covering the trial because of her investigative reports.

Hundreds Of Potential Jurors Screened On Opening Day Of Kealoha Trial Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hundreds Of Potential Jurors Screened On Opening Day Of Kealoha Trial

The prosecution and defense will now work to narrow the list of potential jurors to 12, which could take up to 10 days.

The Kealoha Trial Begins Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Kealoha Trial Begins

The theft of a mailbox, which federal prosecutors say was staged, opened the door to the largest public corruption scandal in Hawaii history.

Timeline

Federal prosecutors have laid out a series of events going back years that they say led to the charges the Kealohas and three police officers are facing.

Tulsi Gabbard: The Media Is Ignoring Me Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Tulsi Gabbard: The Media Is Ignoring Me

The Hawaii congresswoman is known for refusing media interviews and dodging debates yet she now says she’s being ignored.

Hawaii Journalists Named As Witnesses In Kealoha Corruption Trial Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Journalists Named As Witnesses In Kealoha Corruption Trial

Dozens of police officers and other former officials, including the past head of the Honolulu Ethics Commission, are set to testify as well.

Andy Winer, Longtime Schatz Chief Of Staff, Is Leaving Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Andy Winer, Longtime Schatz Chief Of Staff, Is Leaving

He plans to work as a consultant in the private sector.

Why Is It So Hard To Fire Honolulu Police Sgt. Darren Cachola? HPD

Why Is It So Hard To Fire Honolulu Police Sgt. Darren Cachola?

Every year, a number of Honolulu police officers are investigated and even charged with domestic abuse.

Ed Case: Some PAC Money Is OK As Long As He Knows Where It’s Coming From Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ed Case: Some PAC Money Is OK As Long As He Knows Where It’s Coming From

As Democrats renounce corporate PACs, the Hawaii congressman still takes their cash so long as their interests align with his own.

Poll: David Ige One Of Least Popular Governors In US Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Poll: David Ige One Of Least Popular Governors In US

The Hawaii governor is still doing better than he was this time last year in the wake of a false ballistic missile alert.

Indian Americans Are Big Donors To Gabbard Campaign Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Indian Americans Are Big Donors To Gabbard Campaign

The Hawaii congresswoman, who was the first Hindu elected to Congress, has used her connections to the Indian community to fill her political war chest.

Katherine Kealoha’s Grandmother, 99, Finally Gets To Tell Her Story Submitted

Katherine Kealoha’s Grandmother, 99, Finally Gets To Tell Her Story

Florence Puana is a key witness and alleged victim in one of Hawaii’s largest public corruption scandals.