Civil Beat Staff

Yoohyun Jung

Prosecutor’s Safe House For Abuse Victims To Close As Questions Swirl Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Prosecutor’s Safe House For Abuse Victims To Close As Questions Swirl

The City Council cut funding for the facility, a favored project of the Honolulu prosecutor, and now it faces allegations of civil rights abuses from residents.

Katherine Kealoha Is Sent To Jail Until Sentencing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha Is Sent To Jail Until Sentencing

Updated: A federal judge revoked her bail Friday after she was found guilty of federal conspiracy and obstruction charges.

Jury Convicts Kealohas And 2 HPD Officers Of Conspiracy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Jury Convicts Kealohas And 2 HPD Officers Of Conspiracy

Update: Honolulu’s former police chief and his prosecutor wife, along with two police officers, were found guilty Thursday in one of the biggest corruption cases in Hawaii history.

PODCAST: Closing Arguments In The Kealoha Trial Cory Lum/Civil Beat

PODCAST: Closing Arguments In The Kealoha Trial

Spectators at the trial weigh in on how prosecutors and defense attorneys tried to persuade jurors of their case.

Kealoha Conspiracy Trial Is Now In The Hands Of The Jury Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Conspiracy Trial Is Now In The Hands Of The Jury

Closing arguments in one of the most highly-publicized criminal trials in Hawaii history concluded Wednesday.

Kealoha Conspiracy Trial: ‘Power, Greed And Manipulation’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Conspiracy Trial: ‘Power, Greed And Manipulation’

Closing arguments began Tuesday in the trial of Louis and Katherine Kealoha and three Honolulu police officers.

Podcast: Crime And Punishment In The Kealoha Trial Yoohyun Jung

Podcast: Crime And Punishment In The Kealoha Trial

Civil Beat reporters chat with federal public defenders about conspiracy, sentencing guidelines and more.

How To Attract Good Police Officers In The Face Of A Nationwide Shortage Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How To Attract Good Police Officers In The Face Of A Nationwide Shortage

The Honolulu Police Department is trying some innovative ideas to fill hundreds of vacancies.

Hawaii Police Shooting Board Won’t Release Its Findings — At Least For Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Police Shooting Board Won’t Release Its Findings — At Least For Now

The new board wants advice from the state AG’s office before deciding whether to reveal what its concluded about officer-involved deaths.

Podcast: The Kealohas’ ‘Disappointing’ Defense

Podcast: The Kealohas’ ‘Disappointing’ Defense

Catch up with the buzz about the Kealoha trial with Civil Beat reporters and others who have been watching the case from the beginning.

Kealoha Corruption Trial Nears End As Defense Attorneys Wrap Up Their Cases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Corruption Trial Nears End As Defense Attorneys Wrap Up Their Cases

UPDATED: Katherine Kealoha’s defense rests Wednesday without her taking the stand.

Kealoha Trial Resumes: Now You Can See What The Jury’s Been Looking At Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Trial Resumes: Now You Can See What The Jury’s Been Looking At

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.