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Katherine Kealoha Accuses Feds Of Ruining Her Marriage With Cocaine Photo Allegation Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Katherine Kealoha Accuses Feds Of Ruining Her Marriage With Cocaine Photo Allegation

The former Honolulu deputy prosecutor is trying to appeal her 2019 conviction for conspiracy and obstruction of justice. 
An ‘Explosive’ Report On The Former State Auditor Describes An Office In Turmoil Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

An ‘Explosive’ Report On The Former State Auditor Describes An Office In Turmoil

It took more than six years, a lawsuit and two appeals to the Hawaii Supreme Court to force the AG's office to release results of the investigation.
Honolulu Lacks A Historic Preservation Commission. That May Put Some Sites At Risk David Croxford/CivilBeat/2022

Honolulu Lacks A Historic Preservation Commission. That May Put Some Sites At Risk

Advocates say a city commission would help protect treasured sites from deterioration and destruction.
The Public May Never Know Who Did The Bribing In The Honolulu Permitting Scandal Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

The Public May Never Know Who Did The Bribing In The Honolulu Permitting Scandal

In a bribery scandal that nabbed government workers, federal prosecutors have obscured the identities of those on the other end of the transaction. 
The Miske Case Has Become One Of The Most Complex Prosecutions In The Country John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2020

The Miske Case Has Become One Of The Most Complex Prosecutions In The Country

Defense attorneys are preparing a major attack against a prosecution case that has amassed more than 2 million documents.
Theft And Fraud Investigations Shake Up Honolulu Airport Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Theft And Fraud Investigations Shake Up Honolulu Airport

No one has been charged yet, but the DOT said it has already made changes to prevent future wrongdoing. 
Honolulu City Council: All Races Headed To Runoff Graphic/Courtney Teague/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council: All Races Headed To Runoff

UPDATED: In the third printout of results released on Sunday, Val Okimoto pulled ahead of Ron Menor in District 8.
Report: Hawaii Gun Registrations Rose 6.8% In 2021 Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Report: Hawaii Gun Registrations Rose 6.8% In 2021

The report by the Hawaii Attorney General indicates there could be upward of 2 million firearms in a state of 1.4 million people.
Kaneshiro, Mitsunaga Trial Scheduled For March Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Kaneshiro, Mitsunaga Trial Scheduled For March

Kaneshiro, the former prosecutor, is accused of abusing the power of his office.
Honolulu’s Embattled Leahi Avenue Will Be Returning To City Control Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu’s Embattled Leahi Avenue Will Be Returning To City Control

City officials say they will put the street back to essentially the way it was before a private owner angered residents, took away street parking and allowed food trucks to operate.