A city prosecutor urged the police commission to ignore calls for more scrutiny of her husband, Police Chief Louis Kealoha.
The workload has increased, but not the number of successful prosecutions, according to the Office of the Auditor.
The deputy prosecutor is under federal investigation for public corruption and Civil Beat wants to check on what she’s done while in office.
In an unusual move, a defense attorney wants Keith Kaneshiro to testify about a prosecutor’s investigation into “ghost tickets.”
Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro has been combative over allegations that one of his top deputies is involved in corruption and conspiracy.
Honolulu’s top prosecutor has been a harsh critic of a Justice Department investigation into Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his prosecutor wife.
Kobayashi, Manahan, Menor and Kaneshiro won re-election by wide margins.
Targets of a federal corruption probe, the Honolulu police chief and his prosecutor wife struggle to win the battle of public perception.