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There’s no rule that prohibits Honolulu’s elected prosecutor from telling the public whether he is the target of a Justice Department probe.
A federal grand jury continues to expand its investigation, now delving into prescription pain medications that were seized during a 2015 drug raid.
Keith Kaneshiro may be the target of a federal investigation into corruption. But his office will neither confirm nor deny.
The Justice Department inquiry into Honolulu police corruption has lasted four years and resulted in numerous indictments. But Keith Kaneshiro isn’t talking.
After retiring from full-time police work in 2011 after a 31-year career, he was working on a short-term contract giving road tests.
She and her husband, former Police Chief Louis Kealoha, face their first trial on bank fraud charges in November.
A court opinion in the Honolulu Police Commission’s Kealoha case would also affect the way public boards handle other high-profile staff departures.
The court ruled the city must pay for the defense of HPD officer Ming-Hung Nguyen because he was sued for actions “done in performance of duty.”
New court documents say the wife of the former Honolulu police chief and her lover worked together to hide their relationship from federal investigators.