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Denby Fawcett: Mailbox Crime Didn’t Begin With The Kealoha Case Flickr.com

Denby Fawcett: Mailbox Crime Didn’t Begin With The Kealoha Case

Even those big blue Postal Service containers have been stolen occasionally. But most mail thieves grab the contents and run — they don’t take the boxes.

TV Reporter No Longer Sought As Witness In Corruption Trial Cory Lum/Civil Beat

TV Reporter No Longer Sought As Witness In Corruption Trial

Hawaii News Now reporter Lynn Kawano had said the move to call her to the stand was retaliation for her prior coverage.

Hawaii News Now: Kealohas Are Retaliating Against Our Reporter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii News Now: Kealohas Are Retaliating Against Our Reporter

Lynn Kawano of Hawaii News Now says in court records that the Kealohas are trying to stop her from covering the trial because of her investigative reports.

From ‘Flying Carpets’ To The Kealohas: Hawaii’s Rich History Of Scandal April Estrellon

From ‘Flying Carpets’ To The Kealohas: Hawaii’s Rich History Of Scandal

Stories of misdeeds and corruption have helped shape Hawaii’s history, going back to a royal opium scandal that contributed to efforts to overthrow the monarchy.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: How I Became A Witness In The Kealoha Corruption Trial Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: How I Became A Witness In The Kealoha Corruption Trial

At the top of their game, Kat and Louie were one of the most recognized, and I’ll dare say, well-liked couples I knew.

The Kealoha Trial Begins Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Kealoha Trial Begins

The theft of a mailbox, which federal prosecutors say was staged, opened the door to the largest public corruption scandal in Hawaii history.

Hawaii Journalists Named As Witnesses In Kealoha Corruption Trial Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Journalists Named As Witnesses In Kealoha Corruption Trial

Dozens of police officers and other former officials, including the past head of the Honolulu Ethics Commission, are set to testify as well.

HPD Sergeant Convicted In Corruption Scheme Will Stay On The Job Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HPD Sergeant Convicted In Corruption Scheme Will Stay On The Job

There’s a limit to the number of days a police officer can go on leave without pay so the chief wants him to perform administrative duties.

Former HPD Sergeant Gets 1-Year Probation In Mailbox Theft Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former HPD Sergeant Gets 1-Year Probation In Mailbox Theft Case

The first trial for former chief Louis Kealoha, his wife and two other officers is slated to begin May 13.

Honolulu Police Sergeant Charged With Domestic Abuse

Honolulu Police Sergeant Charged With Domestic Abuse

Updated: Darren Cachola had already lost his job — and then got it back — after a previous 2014 incident, in which he was caught on video punching his girlfriend.

Honolulu Police Corruption: ‘Don’t Try To BS’ The Judge Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Corruption: ‘Don’t Try To BS’ The Judge

U.S. District Court Judge J. Michael Seabright is known for his intelligence, fairness and outstanding legal ability.

Judge Allows Early Testimony From Grandmother In Kealoha Case Submitted

Judge Allows Early Testimony From Grandmother In Kealoha Case

Florence Puana, 99, will be deposed in case she is unable to testify during the corruption trial of Katherine and Louis Kealoha.

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