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Ex-Honolulu Police Chief Aims To Fight Charges In 2 Trials Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ex-Honolulu Police Chief Aims To Fight Charges In 2 Trials

Louis Kealoha wants one trial for allegations of framing a relative for a mailbox theft and another for bank fraud.

Lawsuit: Ex-Honolulu Police Chief, Wife Default On $1M Mortgage Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawsuit: Ex-Honolulu Police Chief, Wife Default On $1M Mortgage

Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union claims Louis and Katherine Kealoha have stopped making house payments.

SHOPO President Retiring From His Union And Patrol Jobs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

SHOPO President Retiring From His Union And Patrol Jobs

Sgt. Tenari Maafala says his decision has nothing to do with his reassignment within the Honolulu Police Department.

Lawsuit: Ex-Honolulu Police Chief, Wife Default On $1M Mortgage Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawsuit: Ex-Honolulu Police Chief, Wife Default On $1M Mortgage

Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union claims Louis and Katherine Kealoha have stopped making house payments.

HPD Lieutenant Seeks Separate Trials In Police Corruption Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HPD Lieutenant Seeks Separate Trials In Police Corruption Case

An attorney for Derek Hahn says two schemes are alleged, and allegations against officers only involve one of them.

Ex-HPD Major Wants Separate Trial In Corruption Case Honolulu Police Department

Ex-HPD Major Wants Separate Trial In Corruption Case

An attorney for Gordon Shiraishi says he shouldn’t be lumped in with the other defendants in the Kealoha case.

Hawaii Schools Chief: Threats Against Schools ‘Aren’t Taken Lightly’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools Chief: Threats Against Schools ‘Aren’t Taken Lightly’

Honolulu police say there have been more than a dozen social media posts since January threatening violence at Oahu schools.

Honolulu Police Commission Gets New Leadership Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Commission Gets New Leadership

Loretta Sheehan was a sharp critic of former chief Louis Kealoha and how the commission handled problems during his tenure.

This Is What A Statewide Police Board Might Look Like In Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

This Is What A Statewide Police Board Might Look Like In Hawaii

A look at Arizona’s peace officer standards and training board offers a blueprint for Hawaii.

How Honolulu’s New Police Chief Is Shaking Up A Troubled Department Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

How Honolulu’s New Police Chief Is Shaking Up A Troubled Department

In her first four months, Chief Susan Ballard is disrupting old policies and practices with a new vision.

SHOPO V. Ballard: Don’t Let The Police Union Bully HPD’s New Chief Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

SHOPO V. Ballard: Don’t Let The Police Union Bully HPD’s New Chief

The police union’s complaint to the state Labor Board illustrates how hard it is to change the good old boy culture at the Honolulu Police Department.

Hawaii Police Union Strikes Back At Chief Ballard Over Reassignments Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Police Union Strikes Back At Chief Ballard Over Reassignments

SHOPO files a complaint alleging the Honolulu police chief made “false and disparaging remarks” about union leaders.