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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.

Kealoha Trial: Prosecutors Zero In On Defendant’s Memory Lapses Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kealoha Trial: Prosecutors Zero In On Defendant’s Memory Lapses

Jurors hear audio clips of the grand jury testimony of one of the three officers on trial for allegedly helping the police chief and his prosecutor wife frame a man for stealing their mailbox.

Ex-City Ethics Director: When We Got Close The Kealohas Fought Back Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ex-City Ethics Director: When We Got Close The Kealohas Fought Back

Chuck Totto testifies about how he was retaliated against for investigating the Kealohas long before they came to the attention of federal prosecutors.

‘We Were The Best Of Friends’: Gerard Puana Testifies In Kealoha Trial Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘We Were The Best Of Friends’: Gerard Puana Testifies In Kealoha Trial

UPDATED: The man allegedly framed in a mailbox theft that’s turned into a massive corruption case talks about the ups and downs of his relationship with his niece, Katherine Kealoha.

She Says She Was Betrayed By Her Granddaughter, Katherine Kealoha Submitted

She Says She Was Betrayed By Her Granddaughter, Katherine Kealoha

Jurors watch the video testimony of Florence Puana, 99, in the public corruption trial of the Kealohas and three police officers.

Honolulu Police Corruption