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With a buyer in hand, the lender wants a federal judge to approve the sale.
The former city prosecutor and Dr. Rudolph Puana are accused of running an illegal opioid racket out of his medical clinic.
But they are not asking that Kealoha be jailed. Both defendants face charges of dealing opioids.
State Attorney General Clare Connors contends the Honolulu prosecuting attorney should be temporarily removed from office because of his potential entanglement in a federal corruption case.
A new indictment links Kealoha to a drug distribution ring centered at her brother’s Big Island pain clinic.
UPDATED: Keith Kaneshiro is under scrutiny as part of a years-long federal investigation into alleged corruption involving the police and prosecutors.
Brian Black of the Civil Beat Law Center for the Public Interest has challenged attempts by both prosecutors and defendants to seal court records.
Those recommended for discharge often end up keeping their jobs through arbitration. That’s what happened with eight officers whose cases closed in 2017.
Louis Kealoha says he needs taxpayer help to pay for his criminal defense lawyers.
Louis Kealoha already has a federal public defender but now wants the city to provide legal help, too.
With her federally funded attorney not getting paid and other expenses on hold, Kealoha wants her trial postponed.