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Kealoha Plea Deal In The Works Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Plea Deal In The Works

A hearing has been set for Tuesday in federal court to finalize a settlement that would avoid more trials.

Louis Kealoha Files For Divorce From Katherine Kealoha Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Louis Kealoha Files For Divorce From Katherine Kealoha

The marriage is irretrievably broken, Louis Kealoha indicated in his court complaint.

Judge Will Decide Kealohas’ Fate In Bank Fraud Trial Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge Will Decide Kealohas’ Fate In Bank Fraud Trial

A federal judge approved the law enforcement couple’s waiver of a jury trial.

Kealohas: No Jury For Bank Fraud Trial Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealohas: No Jury For Bank Fraud Trial

A hearing is set for next week to decide if just a judge will hear the case involving complicated financial issues.

Newly Released Minutes Reveal How Louis Kealoha Got His $250K Buyout Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Newly Released Minutes Reveal How Louis Kealoha Got His $250K Buyout

The Honolulu Police Commission recently released minutes from secret meetings where commissioners and city attorneys hashed out a lucrative retirement deal for the former police chief.

Kealoha Corruption Probe Is Why Honolulu Is Paying A Mainland Law Firm To Fight The Feds Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Corruption Probe Is Why Honolulu Is Paying A Mainland Law Firm To Fight The Feds

Federal agents seized a “very broad” set of emails in connection with an investigation that is now before a grand jury, according to Honolulu City Council member Ron Menor.

Kealohas Could Avoid Bank Fraud Trial If Plea Deal Reached Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealohas Could Avoid Bank Fraud Trial If Plea Deal Reached

A new indictment lays out more details in the case involving Katherine Kealoha’s oversight of children’s trust funds.

Federal Judge Postpones Sentencing Of The Kealohas For Two Weeks Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Federal Judge Postpones Sentencing Of The Kealohas For Two Weeks

Louis Kealoha, the former Honolulu police chief, and Katherine Kealoha, a former deputy city prosecutor, are now scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 31.

Judge Says Puanas Should Get New Trial Against Katherine Kealoha Submitted

Judge Says Puanas Should Get New Trial Against Katherine Kealoha

Katherine Kealoha had been awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars by a civil jury. But her uncle and grandmother are hoping to get that back.

Kealoha Cases Are Racking Up ‘Endless’ Taxpayer Legal Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Cases Are Racking Up ‘Endless’ Taxpayer Legal Bills

The legal fees for one lawsuit alone break down to about 70 cents per Oahu resident.

Effort To Impeach Honolulu Prosecutor Continues Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Effort To Impeach Honolulu Prosecutor Continues

A Honolulu businessman isn’t giving up on his quest to oust Keith Kaneshiro.

Katherine Kealoha’s Relatives Demand New Civil Trial Because Of Her Alleged Fraud Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha’s Relatives Demand New Civil Trial Because Of Her Alleged Fraud

A motion seeks to overturn a $658,000 judgment in favor of the former city prosecutor, who was recently convicted of trying to frame her uncle.

Honolulu Police Corruption