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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.

Another Former Army Official Charged In Schofield Bribery Case U.S. Army

Another Former Army Official Charged In Schofield Bribery Case

One official already pleaded guilty in May to charges related to conspiring to accept bribes in exchange for financial gain.

Breastfeeding Porn Lawsuit: ‘This Is A Pretty Wild Case’ Screenshot

Breastfeeding Porn Lawsuit: ‘This Is A Pretty Wild Case’

The defendants — most of whom are women — shared posts on social media accusing a local photographer of trying to lure pregnant women into lactation pornography.

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Kaneshiro Impeachment Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Kaneshiro Impeachment Case

The Honolulu prosecutor, who is on paid leave after receiving a target letter in a federal criminal investigation, tried to get the case thrown out on procedural grounds.

Jury: No Excessive Force In Sheldon Haleck’s Death Submitted

Jury: No Excessive Force In Sheldon Haleck’s Death

UPDATED: He died hours after police officers used a Taser and pepper spray on him while responding to a disorderly conduct call.