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Katherine Kealoha Is Sent To Jail Until Sentencing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha Is Sent To Jail Until Sentencing

Updated: A federal judge revoked her bail Friday after she was found guilty of federal conspiracy and obstruction charges.

Jury Convicts Kealohas And 2 HPD Officers Of Conspiracy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Jury Convicts Kealohas And 2 HPD Officers Of Conspiracy

Update: Honolulu’s former police chief and his prosecutor wife, along with two police officers, were found guilty Thursday in one of the biggest corruption cases in Hawaii history.

Kealoha Conspiracy Trial Is Now In The Hands Of The Jury Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Conspiracy Trial Is Now In The Hands Of The Jury

Closing arguments in one of the most highly-publicized criminal trials in Hawaii history concluded Wednesday.

Kealoha Conspiracy Trial: ‘Power, Greed And Manipulation’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Conspiracy Trial: ‘Power, Greed And Manipulation’

Closing arguments began Tuesday in the trial of Louis and Katherine Kealoha and three Honolulu police officers.

Prosecutors Say Katherine Kealoha’s Civil Attorney Lied On The Witness Stand Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Prosecutors Say Katherine Kealoha’s Civil Attorney Lied On The Witness Stand

Kevin Sumida represented Kealoha in a series of lawsuits, including one in which she was accused by her uncle and grandmother of financial fraud and elder abuse.

Kealoha Trial: Closing Arguments Could Come As Soon As Tuesday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Trial: Closing Arguments Could Come As Soon As Tuesday

The defense rests after three days of testimony, and prosecutors plan to call a few more rebuttal witnesses.

Kealoha Corruption Trial Nears End As Defense Attorneys Wrap Up Their Cases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Corruption Trial Nears End As Defense Attorneys Wrap Up Their Cases

UPDATED: Katherine Kealoha’s defense rests Wednesday without her taking the stand.

Denby Fawcett: The Kealohas’ Trial Strategy — Dressing For Success In The Courtroom Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: The Kealohas’ Trial Strategy — Dressing For Success In The Courtroom

Legal experts evaluate the tactic of coordinated outfits and public displays of affection.

Katherine Kealoha Gets Second Defense Lawyer Late In Trial Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha Gets Second Defense Lawyer Late In Trial

Earle Partington joins the former’s prosecutor’s defense team in her public corruption trial.

Kealoha Trial: ‘A Conspiracy Is A Living, Breathing Thing’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Trial: ‘A Conspiracy Is A Living, Breathing Thing’

Prosecutors wrap up their case. Then the defense calls to the witness stand one of the alleged co-conspirators who already pleaded guilty.

Kealoha Trial Resumes: Now You Can See What The Jury’s Been Looking At Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Trial Resumes: Now You Can See What The Jury’s Been Looking At

The trial took a break last week. That gave the court a chance to release some of the exhibits prosecutors have presented to the jury.

Louis Kealoha Wants City Taxpayers To Pay More Of His Legal Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Louis Kealoha Wants City Taxpayers To Pay More Of His Legal Bills

The former Honolulu police chief faces a series of federal charges related to corruption and abuse of power.

Honolulu Police Corruption