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Keith Kaneshiro

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.

Keith Kaneshiro’s Raised Middle Finger Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Keith Kaneshiro’s Raised Middle Finger

Instead of responding directly to reports of a federal corruption investigation into his office, the Honolulu prosecuting attorney kicks up a cloud of smoke.

Honolulu’s Chief Deputy Prosecutor Taking Leave Amid Federal Corruption Probe Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Honolulu’s Chief Deputy Prosecutor Taking Leave Amid Federal Corruption Probe

Chasid Sapolu was identified as a “subject” last week in the widening investigation into local law enforcement.

Honolulu Police Corruption Probe Now Includes Katherine Kealoha’s Brother Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Corruption Probe Now Includes Katherine Kealoha’s Brother

A federal grand jury continues to expand its investigation, now delving into prescription pain medications that were seized during a 2015 drug raid.

Can Someone Please Tell Us What The Hell Is Going On At The City Prosecutor’s Office? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Can Someone Please Tell Us What The Hell Is Going On At The City Prosecutor’s Office?

Keith Kaneshiro may be the target of a federal investigation into corruption. But his office will neither confirm nor deny.

Botched Illegal Gambling Case Prompts Lawsuit Against Prosecutors Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Botched Illegal Gambling Case Prompts Lawsuit Against Prosecutors

Tracy Yoshimura says that Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro charged him with crimes after he challenged him publicly in the press.

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