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Sentencing Postponed, Katherine Kealoha Resigns As Attorney Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sentencing Postponed, Katherine Kealoha Resigns As Attorney

The Hawaii Supreme Court granted the former deputy prosecutor’s request to step down as she awaits sentencing.

Hawaii Gun Violence Commission Would Leave The Public In The Dark Marina Riker/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gun Violence Commission Would Leave The Public In The Dark

The Legislature has proposed creating a new group to help tackle violent crimes but exempting it from the Sunshine Law.

Feds Want Katherine Kealoha In Prison For 14 Years Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Feds Want Katherine Kealoha In Prison For 14 Years

In a series of sentencing memos filed Friday, prosecutors are seeking the harshest sentences for the Kealohas and their co-conspirators.

Acting Prosecutor Dwight Nadamoto Announces Run For The Job Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Acting Prosecutor Dwight Nadamoto Announces Run For The Job

He filed his paperwork back in December but withheld his announcement until now.

US Air Force Sergeant Convicted In Beating Of Daughter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

US Air Force Sergeant Convicted In Beating Of Daughter

Caleb Humphrey, stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, was found guilty in a court martial of aggravated assault and child endangerment.

Lawmakers Want More Transparency About Prosecutors’ Charging Decisions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmakers Want More Transparency About Prosecutors’ Charging Decisions

Hawaii’s four county prosecutors worry a proposed bill requires them to provide extra data about defendants without providing their offices any extra funding.

Hawaii Police Shootings Review Board Finally Releases Its First Decision Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Police Shootings Review Board Finally Releases Its First Decision

The case involved the shooting death of Justin Waiki, who was being pursued in connection with the murder of a Big Island police officer.

Florence Puana, Grandmother of Katherine Kealoha, Dies At Age 100 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Florence Puana, Grandmother of Katherine Kealoha, Dies At Age 100

She was a key witness against her granddaughter and former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha during their recent public corruption trial.

Will There Be A New Oahu Jail? The Legislature Has Varying Answers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Will There Be A New Oahu Jail? The Legislature Has Varying Answers

The Oahu Community Correctional Center continues to present a dilemma for lawmakers.