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Read Katherine Kealoha’s Sentencing Letter Asking For Leniency Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Read Katherine Kealoha’s Sentencing Letter Asking For Leniency

The former deputy prosecutor, who’s guilty of a series of federal crimes, blamed her drug addiction for clouding her judgment.

Kahele Plans To Go ‘Old School’ And Move Family To Washington To Build Ties Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Kahele Plans To Go ‘Old School’ And Move Family To Washington To Build Ties

Hawaii’s congressman-elect has a young family that he wants with him as he tries to build a career in Congress.

Here’s How One Honolulu Cop Got His Job Back After He Was Fired For Misconduct Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s How One Honolulu Cop Got His Job Back After He Was Fired For Misconduct

Ofc. William Suarez crashed his car and left the scene of the accident. He was fired but an arbitrator sided with the police union and gave him his job back.

SHOPO Tries Again To Keep Officer Misconduct Secret Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

SHOPO Tries Again To Keep Officer Misconduct Secret

The Hawaii police union is trying to subvert a new law that grants public access to officers’ disciplinary records if they are suspended or fired for misconduct.

Honolulu Police Arrest Miske Witness On Gun And Drug Charges Hawaii News Now

Honolulu Police Arrest Miske Witness On Gun And Drug Charges

Lindsey Kinney says the alleged crime boss tried to kill him after he refused to carry out a hit against Jonathan Fraser.

Hawaii’s Senators See New Hope For Hawaiian Issues In Washington Bryan Berkowitz/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Senators See New Hope For Hawaiian Issues In Washington

A Biden presidency will give U.S. Sens. Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono more opportunity to pursue Native Hawaiian issues as well as climate change and immigration.

‘Hilo Boyz’ Ed Case And Kai Kahele Prepare For 2021 Screen shot

‘Hilo Boyz’ Ed Case And Kai Kahele Prepare For 2021

Both men will represent Hawaii in the U.S. House of Representatives after a contentious election year that saw Joe Biden defeat President Donald Trump.

Biden Beats Trump In Historic Election That Divided A Country Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Biden Beats Trump In Historic Election That Divided A Country

The former vice president won after flipping key battleground states that Trump won in 2016 against Hillary Clinton.

In A Divided America Kai Kahele Wants To Find A Place To ‘Fit In’ Submitted

In A Divided America Kai Kahele Wants To Find A Place To ‘Fit In’

The Democratic state senator is only the second Native Hawaiian elected to Congress since statehood.