The Case Against The Kealohas

  Katherine Kealoha and doctor brother plead not guilty to drug charges

Filings offer new insight into Kealoha’s alleged misconduct at prosecutor’s office

Attorney general seeks ‘immediate suspension’ of embattled city prosecutor

In page-turner of a court filing, prosecutors detail the Kealohas’ ‘house of cards’

Women say city prosecutor retaliated against them for testifying in corruption probe

Taxpayers to cover legal fees for embattled city prosecutor to fight impeachment

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Judge denies motion to delay Kealoha trial due to government shutdown

Katherine Kealoha’s attorney seeks to delay trial due to government shutdown

‘Who’s next?’: Legal experts weigh in on widening public corruption investigation

$250K payout to Kealoha links city’s top civil attorney to corruption probe

City’s top civil attorney identified as target in federal corruption probe

Scandal that’s ensnarled police, prosecutor’s office takes another turn

Details released in latest plea deal in public corruption case against Kealohas

It’s a major development that could prove pivotal to prosecutors.

Ex-Honolulu police chief’s home for sale during foreclosure

The home of a retired Honolulu police chief and his former prosecutor wife is for sale while their lender forecloses on the property and the couple faces corruption-related charges.

Officer charged in connection with case against Kealohas to change plea

It’s a major development that could prove pivotal to prosecutors.

Evidence of affair between Katherine Kealoha and firefighter included sexually-explicit photos

The news comes as the Kealohas prepare to start the first of two trials against them this year.

  Impeachment proceedings against city prosecutor move forward

Here’s the email the police chief sent to the city about Honolulu’s prosecutor

Police chief expresses concern about embattled prosecutor’s potential impact on cases

Petition to impeach embattled city prosecutor filed in state court

Facing federal probe, city prosecutor rejects calls to step aside, says his office runs ‘effectively’

Second-in-command at city Prosecutor’s Office steps aside amid widening federal probe

  Campaign to impeach city prosecutor launched as he shows no signs of stepping aside amid federal probe

Among those pushing for his impeachment: A man who Kaneshiro’s office tried and failed to convict, twice.

As pressure grows for Kaneshiro to step aside, experts say city charter has process to impeach prosecutor

It would take a petition with 500 signatures of registered voters to begin the impeachment process.

City prosecutor shows no signs of stepping aside after getting formal notice that he’s a target of federal probe

"Target letter means the grand jury has substantial evidence that you’ve engaged in criminal activity. You are going to be indicted."

Legal community urges action against Honolulu prosecutors mixed up in federal criminal probe

Attorneys warn cases could be in jeopardy as feds zero in on prosecuting attorneys.

As part of widening corruption probe, DOJ sends subject letter to second-in-command at prosecutor’s office

It's unknown if he'll be placed on administrative leave.

After years of legal wrangling, judge dismisses Kealohas' civil suit against city Ethics Commission

Kealohas civil lawsuit against city ethics commission, employees finally dismissed, but not before costing taxpayers more than half a million dollars.

Appraisals for Kealohas' seized Hawaii Kai home come in under what they paid for it

The home is in the foreclosure process as the couple battle legal trouble.

Authorities seize Hawaii Kai home of ex-police chief, wife

The two are facing two trials, the first of which is set to kick off before the end of the year.

Gun pointed at police during shooting is registered to embattled Honolulu attorney

Police are trying to determine how the suspect got his hands on the weapon.

City prosecutor appears to now be focus of federal corruption probe

A sign that the federal grand jury is once again focusing on Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro, multiple current and former employees of his office were called to testify last week.

Firefighter: ‘I lied’ to grand jury about affair with ex-HPD chief’s wife

An explosive new development in the case against the Kealohas.

Firefighter allegedly lied to grand jury about affair with ex-HPD chief’s wife

An explosive new development in the case against the Kealohas.

Raid of attorney’s home connected to massive public corruption case

Federal agents and Honolulu police raided the home of an attorney on Friday morning as part of an ongoing public corruption case.

Ex-police chief, wife plead not guilty to financial, obstruction charges

Former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his Deputy Prosecutor wife pleaded "not guilty" in court on Wednesday to financial and obstruction charges.

New indictment: Ex-police chief’s wife blamed discrepancies on health issue

A second, superseding indictment against Honolulu's former police chief and his deputy prosecutor wife provides more specific information about the bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, and obstruction charges against Louis and Katherine Kealoha.

Legal experts weigh in on the developing case against the Kealohas

The case against the Kealohas could turn into five, separate cases, it's a strategy that a federal judge will rule on next month. Legal experts say it's a common strategy when there are multiple defendants, but doesn't often work when they are all charged with conspiracy.

Judge encourages sale of ex-Honolulu police chief’s home

A U.S. judge is encouraging prosecutors, a Hawaii credit union and a lawyer to come up with an agreement to sell the home of a former Honolulu police chief and his wife.

‘We are not guilty’: Ex-police chief says he looks forward to day in court

"We are not guilty."

Ex-police chief, deputy prosecutor wife indicted on more federal charges

Honolulu's former police chief and his deputy prosecutor wife have been indicted on additional federal charges

Former police chief loses taxpayer-funded attorney after police commission hearing

Former police chief Louis Kealoha will not get a taxpayer-funded attorney to defend him in court in a lawsuit over the alleged mailbox frame-up.

Ex-police chief, wife won’t cooperate with civil suit they filed

The former police chief and his deputy prosecutor wife are refusing to cooperate with a lawsuit they initiated against the Honolulu Ethics Commission.

Lienholder on ex-Honolulu police chief’s home wants it sold

An attorney who once represented former Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha and his wife Katherine against corruption allegations wants the couple's home sold so he can recoup money they owe him.

Third officer accused in corruption case against ex-police chief wants separate trial

A third Honolulu police officer is seeking to be tried separately in a high-profile public corruption case involving Honolulu's former police chief.

Credit union files suit to foreclose on ex-police chief’s $1M home

A Hawaii credit union is foreclosing on the Hawaii Kai home owned by the former Honolulu police chief and his wife, a deputy city prosecutor.

Ex-police major wants separate trial in corruption case

A retired Honolulu police major wants to be tried separately in a corruption case involving the department's former chief.

Kealohas not paying mortgage on home, property taxes on condo

Honolulu's former police chief, Louis Kealoha, and his deputy prosecutor wife, Katherine, have apparently stopped paying the mortgages on their Hawaii Kai home.

FBI corruption investigation targets city prosecutor

Honolulu prosecuting attorney Keith Kaneshiro is the target of an FBI investigation into corruption at the highest levels of law enforcement on Oahu.

Despite federal charges, body clears former police chief’s attorney wife of ethical violations

A prominent attorney is calling for the removal of the head of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel after the ODC cleared embattled lawyer and Honolulu Deputy Prosecutor Katherine Kealoha of ethical violations.

Alleged victim of ex-police chief’s wife pleads guilty to conspiracy count

The corruption case against Honolulu's former police chief and his deputy prosecutor wife took a new turn Friday after a man whose trust she allegedly stole pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice.

New charges brought in corruption case involving former police chief

Federal prosecutors who brought corruption allegations against a retired Honolulu police chief and his deputy city prosecutor wife now accuse one of the couple's alleged victims of conspiracy.

Kealoha’s corruption trial delayed for 6 months

The Kealoha corruption trial that was set to begin in three weeks has now been pushed back six months.

Taxpayer-funded lawyers assigned to Kealohas in corruption trial

The Kealohas now have taxpayer funded attorneys to defend them in the public corruption scandal.

Kealohas to get taxpayer-funded attorneys in public corruption case

Former Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his deputy prosecutor wife will get taxpayer-funded attorneys to battle charges in a public corruption case. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Seabright granted the motion Thursday after reviewing their financial information.

Kealoha attorneys dump case, say couple can’t afford them for defense

All three attorneys representing former Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his deputy prosecutor wife are seeking to withdraw from a public corruption case focused on the couple, saying the two can't afford to pay them for their defense.

Kealoha attorney: Conspiracy to frame uncle with theft ‘unprovable’

Deputy city Prosecutor Katherine Kealoha's attorney kicked off her defense Tuesday, saying the accusation that she used a faked mailbox theft to frame her uncle is "unprovable," according to court filings.

Prosecutors: There are 230,000 pieces of evidence against the Kealohas

There are more than 230,000 pieces of evidence in the criminal case against former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, a deputy prosecutor.

Defense attorneys in Kealoha corruption case face heat over questionable practices

Legal experts say questions surrounding the legal team of Louis and Katherine Kealoha are extremely troubling, and could have far reaching effects for more than just the Kealohas.

HPD officers plead not guilty in federal public corruption case

Three former or current Honolulu police officers pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges as part of a wide public corruption probe.