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City Council Decides To Pay Keith Kaneshiro’s Legal Fees AP

City Council Decides To Pay Keith Kaneshiro’s Legal Fees

Up to $75,000 of taxpayer money will go to defend the Honolulu prosecutor, who is on paid leave, against an impeachment effort.

The Kealohas Could Lose Their Taxpayer-Funded Lawyers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Kealohas Could Lose Their Taxpayer-Funded Lawyers

With the sale of their Hawaii Kai home pending final approval, federal prosecutors have asked a judge to review whether the couple can afford their own defense counsel.

Embattled Honolulu Prosecutor Takes Immediate Leave Of Absence Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Embattled Honolulu Prosecutor Takes Immediate Leave Of Absence

UPDATED: Keith Kaneshiro is a target in a wide-ranging corruption investigation. His removal was sought by the state attorney general.

Kealohas’ Trial Delayed Until May For Medical Reasons Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealohas’ Trial Delayed Until May For Medical Reasons

The successful effort by Katherine Kealoha attorney to move the trial back to May was the latest in a series of attempts to delay the legal proceedings.

Danny De Gracia: When Are City Leaders Going To Talk To Us About Corruption? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: When Are City Leaders Going To Talk To Us About Corruption?

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and City Council members need to look the public in the eye and answer questions about waste, fraud and corruption.

Katherine Kealoha Says She Needs Cancer Treatment, Wants Trial Delayed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha Says She Needs Cancer Treatment, Wants Trial Delayed

The defense lawyer for the former city prosecutor says in new court filings that Kealoha must seek immediate treatment.

Honolulu Corruption: State Will Take Over Some City Prosecutor Cases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Corruption: State Will Take Over Some City Prosecutor Cases

Defense attorneys want authorities to expand their review of Katherine Kealoha’s involvement to other cases.

Katherine Kealoha Says She’s Mentally Unfit To Stand Trial But The Judge Disagrees Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha Says She’s Mentally Unfit To Stand Trial But The Judge Disagrees

Newly unsealed court records show how the former city prosecutor and her attorney tried to have her declared mentally incompetent.

So Why Would Anyone Fake Stealing A Mailbox? The Feds Make Their Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

So Why Would Anyone Fake Stealing A Mailbox? The Feds Make Their Case

The U.S. Justice Department wants to present evidence of the Kealohas’ alleged financial crimes to help establish motive for the broader conspiracy case.

Kealohas’ Hawaii Kai House Gets $1.3 Million Cash Offer Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealohas’ Hawaii Kai House Gets $1.3 Million Cash Offer

With a buyer in hand, the lender wants a federal judge to approve the sale.

Katherine Kealoha And Her Brother Are Free Pending Trial On Drug Charges Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha And Her Brother Are Free Pending Trial On Drug Charges

The former city prosecutor and Dr. Rudolph Puana are accused of running an illegal opioid racket out of his medical clinic.

Prosecutors Want Katherine Kealoha’s Brother Held Without Bail Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Prosecutors Want Katherine Kealoha’s Brother Held Without Bail

But they are not asking that Kealoha be jailed. Both defendants face charges of dealing opioids.

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