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Former Honolulu Ethics Commission investigators Chuck Totto and Letha DeCaires speak out about the politics and questionable practices they say clouded one of the most important cases of their careers.
Katherine Kealoha’s attorney wants to delay a bank fraud until next year. That could also set back her drug trafficking trial, too.
The chair of the Honolulu Ethics Commission pushes back on criticism that the commission short-circuited a probe of the former police chief, his wife and other cops.
The oversight board stopped its former executive director and investigator from pursuing ethics investigations into the city police chief and his prosecutor wife.
The Hawaii congresswoman raised less money in the second quarter of 2019 than she did in the first part of the year.
Her previous lawyer withdrew from the case due to unspecified ethical concerns and a breakdown in the attorney-client relationship.
The former city prosecutor’s publicly funded defense lawyer was allowed to withdraw from the case on the same day her privately paid attorney made new claims.
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.