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Keith Kaneshiro

Second Bid To Impeach Honolulu’s Top Prosecutor Is Filed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Second Bid To Impeach Honolulu’s Top Prosecutor Is Filed

A Honolulu businessman once charged with operating an illegal gambling operation is seeking to remove Keith Kaneshiro, the Honolulu prosecutor.

Prosecutor’s Safe House For Abuse Victims To Close As Questions Swirl Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Prosecutor’s Safe House For Abuse Victims To Close As Questions Swirl

The City Council cut funding for the facility, a favored project of the Honolulu prosecutor, and now it faces allegations of civil rights abuses from residents.

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Kaneshiro Impeachment Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Kaneshiro Impeachment Case

The Honolulu prosecutor, who is on paid leave after receiving a target letter in a federal criminal investigation, tried to get the case thrown out on procedural grounds.

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.

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.

Hawaii’s ‘Unprecedented’ Push To Suspend Keith Kaneshiro Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s ‘Unprecedented’ Push To Suspend Keith Kaneshiro

State Attorney General Clare Connors contends the Honolulu prosecuting attorney should be temporarily removed from office because of his potential entanglement in a federal corruption case.

Hawaii AG Asks Supreme Court To Suspend Honolulu Prosecutor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii AG Asks Supreme Court To Suspend Honolulu Prosecutor

UPDATED: Keith Kaneshiro is under scrutiny as part of a years-long federal investigation into alleged corruption involving the police and prosecutors.

Impeachment Waits While City Considers Paying Kaneshiro’s Legal Fees Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Impeachment Waits While City Considers Paying Kaneshiro’s Legal Fees

A judge puts the case on hold to give the City Council time to decide if taxpayers must provide the prosecuting attorney with a lawyer.

Police Chief: Sharing Information With Kaneshiro Not In City’s ‘Best Interest’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Police Chief: Sharing Information With Kaneshiro Not In City’s ‘Best Interest’

UPDATED: Mayor’s office is “seriously considering” Susan Ballard’s request that the prosecuting attorney be excluded from public safety meetings because of reports he’s under investigation.

Neal Milner: Kaneshiro Misuses Immense Power Of The Prosecutor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Kaneshiro Misuses Immense Power Of The Prosecutor

No public official enjoys more discretionary sway, but in this case it’s not being used for the public good.

Petition Filed With Court To Impeach Prosecutor Kaneshiro Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Petition Filed With Court To Impeach Prosecutor Kaneshiro

A total of 864 signatures were submitted, and at least 500 must be verified before the process can move forward.

Drive to Impeach Honolulu Prosecutor Will Test City’s Vague Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Drive to Impeach Honolulu Prosecutor Will Test City’s Vague Law

Keith Kaneshiro said Monday he had no plans to step aside after reportedly receiving a target letter from federal investigators.

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