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Honolulu City Prosecutor

Former Honolulu Prosecutor Wants Court To Decide If He Can Run Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former Honolulu Prosecutor Wants Court To Decide If He Can Run Again

Under the city charter, Peter Carlisle has been out of the prosecutor’s office too long to qualify for the ballot.

Judge: New Kealoha Attorney Is Good To Go Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge: New Kealoha Attorney Is Good To Go

Gary Singh has no conflict despite a news report suggesting he did, a federal judge ruled

It’s Time For Term Limits For The Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney

It’s Time For Term Limits For The Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney

The recent conviction of a former deputy prosecutor underscores the need for new blood in the city office.

Chad Blair: City Prosecutor Job May Draw Crowded Field Of Candidates Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: City Prosecutor Job May Draw Crowded Field Of Candidates

In the wake of the Kealoha corruption imbroglio, the issue of integrity will dominate the 2020 campaign.

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.

Can Someone Please Tell Us What The Hell Is Going On At The City Prosecutor’s Office? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Can Someone Please Tell Us What The Hell Is Going On At The City Prosecutor’s Office?

Keith Kaneshiro may be the target of a federal investigation into corruption. But his office will neither confirm nor deny.

Hawaii Supreme Court: Christopher Deedy Can Go On Trial For A Third Time PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Supreme Court: Christopher Deedy Can Go On Trial For A Third Time

UPDATED: The federal agent’s attorneys said pursuing a third trial against him for the death of Kollin Elderts is double jeopardy.

How Far Will The Honolulu Police Corruption Investigation Spread? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Far Will The Honolulu Police Corruption Investigation Spread?

The U.S. Attorney’s Office will continue its grand jury investigation into corruption and abuse of power.

Judge Blasts Honolulu Prosecutors Over Handling Of Theft Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge Blasts Honolulu Prosecutors Over Handling Of Theft Case

She said a private company appeared to have “orchestrated the vast majority of the investigation” of its former employee.

 

Kealohas Tried to Discredit Police Commissioner In Corruption Probe Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealohas Tried to Discredit Police Commissioner In Corruption Probe

A city prosecutor urged the police commission to ignore calls for more scrutiny of her husband, Police Chief Louis Kealoha.

Audit Finds Domestic Violence Crackdown Isn’t Working In Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Audit Finds Domestic Violence Crackdown Isn’t Working In Honolulu

The workload has increased, but not the number of successful prosecutions, according to the Office of the Auditor.

Katherine Kealoha Sues City To Keep Her Employment Records Secret Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha Sues City To Keep Her Employment Records Secret

The deputy prosecutor is under federal investigation for public corruption and Civil Beat wants to check on what she’s done while in office.