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Experts: Kaneshiro Can Talk About Federal Investigation If He Wants To Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Experts: Kaneshiro Can Talk About Federal Investigation If He Wants To

There’s no rule that prohibits Honolulu’s elected prosecutor from telling the public whether he is the target of a Justice Department probe.

Honolulu Police Corruption Probe Now Includes Katherine Kealoha’s Brother Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Corruption Probe Now Includes Katherine Kealoha’s Brother

A federal grand jury continues to expand its investigation, now delving into prescription pain medications that were seized during a 2015 drug raid.

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.

Federal Investigators Are Digging Deeper Into Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Federal Investigators Are Digging Deeper Into Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office

The Justice Department inquiry into Honolulu police corruption has lasted four years and resulted in numerous indictments. But Keith Kaneshiro isn’t talking.

Kealohas’ Bank Fraud Trial Moved To June Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealohas’ Bank Fraud Trial Moved To June

A federal magistrate granted a request to postpone the trial because an undisclosed medical condition would hamper Katherine Kealoha’s ability to participate in her defense.

Kealohas’ Bank Fraud Trial Delayed Until 2019 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealohas’ Bank Fraud Trial Delayed Until 2019

The federal magistrate scolded the prosecutor for claiming Katherine Kealoha had a history of “feigning serious illness.”

Ex-HPD Sergeant Accused Of Sex Assault During Driver Test Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ex-HPD Sergeant Accused Of Sex Assault During Driver Test

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.

Katherine Kealoha Resigns From Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha Resigns From Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office

She and her husband, former Police Chief Louis Kealoha, face their first trial on bank fraud charges in November.

Hawaii Supreme Court To Fine-Tune Open Meetings Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Supreme Court To Fine-Tune Open Meetings Law

A court opinion in the Honolulu Police Commission’s Kealoha case would also affect the way public boards handle other high-profile staff departures.

 

Judge: Officer in Kealoha Civil Case Entitled to City-Funded Attorney Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge: Officer in Kealoha Civil Case Entitled to City-Funded Attorney

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.”

Katherine Kealoha’s Boyfriend Charged With Lying About Their Affair Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha’s Boyfriend Charged With Lying About Their Affair

New court documents say the wife of the former Honolulu police chief and her lover worked together to hide their relationship from federal investigators.

Ige: Hawaii Not Ready For Police Standards Board Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: Hawaii Not Ready For Police Standards Board

A bill to create the board passed unanimously, but if the governor follows through on his intent-to-veto list, Hawaii will remain the only state without one.

Honolulu Police Corruption