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  Judge says civil lawsuit against Katherine Kealoha was tainted with fraud

  Nonprofit to end critical case management for mentally ill

  Alleged false police report at center of retaliation claim against prosecutor’s office

  ‘It makes you proud’: USS Arizona Memorial reopens after lengthy closure

  Court report: Katherine Kealoha should spend more than a decade behind bars

  Katherine Kealoha’s relatives point to her conviction in bid for new civil trial

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  State’s only psychiatric street medicine team gets $500,000 from city

Maui police seek other possible victims of officer accused of abusing power

  Woman says she complained to MPD a year ago about officer accused of inappropriate conduct

  Maui officer accused of offering to throw trial for woman he arrested

  Retired judge testifies at grand jury hearing evidence against prosecutor’s office

Proposals for the cost to ride the rail discussed, but public input still wanted

In Hawaii, infant care is pricier than college

The average cost for infant care in Hawaii is more than $1,100 a month.

Officer who pleaded guilty in Kealoha corruption case fights to keep job

Honolulu Police Officer Danny Sellers reached a plea deal.

  How much time will the Kealohas spend in prison? It depends

Former deputy prosecutor Katherine Kealoha has already spent 45 days behind bars.

  3 West Oahu rail stations nearly complete

Just a year from now, the rail authority plans to launch its interim service between Kapolei and Aloha Stadium.

  Measure of Hate documentary explores the undercounting of crimes in America

HART budgeting to fix cracks found in West Oahu rail stations

  Kealoha corruption case exposes lack of available court-appointed attorneys

  Watching Your Wallet: Decade-by-decade, experts help you save for retirement

Katherine Kealoha refuses to leave detention center for court hearing

  New court-appointed attorney for Katherine Kealoha has potential conflict

  US Surgeon General: Hawaii’s homeless crisis won’t be solved with housing alone

Dr. Jerome Adams says problems in the islands go much deeper than a lack of housing.

  ‘She started swinging’: Clean-up volunteer punched in unprovoked attack

For years, the area has been plagued by drugs and violence.

  Big Island builders design turn-key modular homes for low-income families

Pricing starts at just under $100,000.

  Judge tosses confession from accomplice of alleged Big Island cop killer

“He had no remorse ... which was kind of the scary thing,” she said.

  Program to help homeless falls through after key lawmakers question deal

A new stabilization facility at Wahiawa General Hospital was expected to open early next year.

  Fake Filters? Companies falsely claim to have prestigious water safety certification

With water quality and safety concerns across the country, many families are turning to water filters. But there are counterfeit filters and filters carrying fake certification marks.

  Federal investigators probe Katherine Kealoha’s role in costly rail project delay

“In my opinion, if it isn’t criminal, it should be."

Katherine Kealoha’s new attorney wants more time to review evidence for 2nd trial

Katherine Kealoha’s court appointed federal attorney, Gary Signh, asked that the next trial for his client be pushed back from October to January so he can review all the evidence.

Attorney: 4 Kealoha era lawsuits could cost city up to $40 million

The city declined comment.

  Ethics Commission, former director spar over handling of Kealoha probes

“The Ethics Commission did not carry out its duties to the public to properly investigate the Kealohas."

  Canoe club: Homeless camp is putting young paddlers’ safety in jeopardy

The situation is a disappointing setback, they say, after things had seemed to be getting better.

  A hazardous discovery could cost the rail authority $10 million

“The fact that HART never realized that, never budgeted that, seems to be crazy."

  Untested Waters: Feds take small steps toward inspecting more seafood

The FDA has a new strategy for imported food safety, and Congress has increased seafood inspection funds. But the U.S. still lags behind some other countries when it comes to inspections and regulations.

  Souped-up urgent care clinic to play key role in housing Oahu’s homeless

It’s prime property for a first-of-its-kind project that’s intended to free up beds in Honolulu’s already overburdened hospitals.

  ‘The world knows the truth;’ Man framed by Kealohas speaks out for first time since historic verdict

Gerard Puana says the guilty verdicts restored his faith in a system that once prosecuted him for a crime he didn’t commit.

Council resolution demands agencies say how they’ll prevent more Kealoha-esque incidents

The measure calls for departments to review their management and ethical oversight procedures.

  HPD training videos show disgraced Kealohas lecturing officers about ethics

It was mandatory for all officers to watch the training videos.

  ‘Holidays are the worst:’ Ex-con, defense attorney details life behind bars for Kealoha

Katherine Kealoha was convicted last week on federal conspiracy and obstruction charges.

State Supreme Court revokes Katherine Kealoha’s law license, pending appeal

The ruling was issued Wednesday by the Hawaii Supreme Court.

  Katherine Kealoha’s attorney cites ethical issue in request to withdraw as counsel

The lawyer said there “appears to be an irretrievable breakdown in the attorney-client relationship, which cannot be reconciled.”

After guilty verdict, state moves to prevent Katherine Kealoha from practicing law

The office said Kealoha’s law license has been on voluntary inactive status “for some time.”

Watching Your Wallet: Experts say to shop around for the best deals on car insurance and cell phone plans

A NerdWallet financial expert offers tips on saving money on car insurance and cell phone bills: Watch this and don't pay for what you don't need.

  Judge calls Katherine Kealoha a ‘corrupting influence,’ orders her jailed

Former power couple Katherine and Louis Kealoha were found guilty in one of the most-watched public corruption trials in Hawaii history.

  The fallout from the Kealoha case could last for years ... and cost taxpayers millions more

The guilty verdicts are just the beginning.

  What’s next? A look at the lingering questions now that the Kealoha verdict is in

Now that the so-called ‘Mailbox Trial’ is over, here are some of the other pressing questions regarding the corruption case.

Prosecutors prevail in bid to have Katherine Kealoha detained after conviction

“For over a decade, Katherine Kealoha has repeatedly flaunted the law, leaving countless victims in her wake."

  With closing arguments complete, jurors in Kealoha ‘mailbox trial’ begin deliberations

“The motives in this case are greed, to maintain prestige and power."

  Unsealed records: Kealoha was prosecuting cases despite ‘serious’ medical condition

The revelation is drawing concern about how she handled cases at the city Prosecutor's Office.

  Legal expert: One witness stands out of the 70 in the Kealoha mailbox trial

Federal prosecutors say Katherine Kealoha manipulated her grandmother and stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from her, starting a family feud.

Report: A Honolulu renter needs to earn $40 an hour to afford a 2-bedroom

The latest Out of Reach report is more bad news for Hawaii renters.

  Second urgent care clinic that caters to homeless set to open in Kaneohe

Patients can walk-in and be seen by a doctor, even if they don’t have any money.

  Defense team rests in Kealoha trial; closing arguments set for next week

On Thursday, rebuttal witnesses will be called.

  Katherine Kealoha adds new attorney mid-trial as prosecution rests its case

Defense attorneys will now get their opportunity to pick apart the evidence presented.

  FEMA wants some eruption evacuees to return disaster assistance funds

“It’s like kicking somebody when they’re already down."

  Newly-released evidence in Kealoha trial includes enhanced video of mailbox theft

The trial is set to resume next week.

  Nanakuli residents at wits’ end over volatile homeless camp on federal property

"The situation has gotten worse and they’re not doing anything about it."

  After 12 days and 55 witnesses, Kealoha ‘mailbox trial’ takes a week off

The Kealoha public corruption trial is taking a break after 12 days and 55 witnesses.

  Experts: Lack of drug treatment to blame for surge in homeless dying on streets

The problem is even worse on the neighbor islands.

  Expert testifies signatures on key documents in Kealoha case were likely forged

The handwriting expert was used to establish some key building blocks of the case.

  ‘Absolutely not’: Relative who Kealohas alleged stole their mailbox tells jurors he’s innocent

It's day 10 of the public corruption trial against the Kealohas.

‘Startling’ number of homeless are dying on Oahu streets, new numbers show

“It’s clear from the data that we gathered that living on the streets leads to an early death.”

After months of complaints, squatters who built a small village in Kalihi are kicked out

Just a few months ago, the area was plagued with homeless.

  Prosecution’s questioning leaves judge in Kealoha corruption trial peeved

The third week of the so-called "mailbox trial" against the Kealohas kicked off Monday.

  Kahului’s homeless crisis gets an unflattering comparison: It’s starting to look like Honolulu’s

“We want to keep Maui Maui.”

Key actors in federal ‘mailbox trial’ do a little ... acting

The unusual performance happened while federal public defender Ali Silvert was on the stand.

Deputy sheriff’s testimony in Kealoha trial gets him into hot water

The state has launched a misconduct investigation.

  On the Big Island, homeless crisis has first responders stretched thin

“What we really lack is mental health resources.”

  Kauai scrambles for solutions after number of unsheltered homeless doubles

“We need more shelters. But we need more housing as well."

In 5th day of ‘mailbox trial,’ government focuses on pivotal 2011 arrest

Seven witnesses took the stand Wednesday at the so-called "mailbox trial" against the Kealohas.

New arrivals who end up homeless test aloha, resources on Friendly Isle

"There comes a point where we have to say, ‘What about our people here on this island?'"

  Kauai mayor wants island to be test site for controversial mental health plan

The idea is already generating opposition.

Completed questionnaires offer insight into prospective jurors for Kealoha trial

And many of them didn't hold back.

  Louis Kealoha has ‘a temper’ and other things we learned in week 1 of the ‘mailbox trial’

The trial resumes Tuesday after the long holiday weekend.

  Friday updates from federal court during the Kealoha corruption trial

The corruption trial against Louis and Katherine Kealoha continues in federal court on Friday.

  Homicide detective who helped investigate Kealoha mailbox theft asked ‘Why us?’

On the stand, Akagi said he believed it was a conflict for homicide detectives to investigate the theft.

  Despite shortage of beds for Big Island’s homeless men, shelter’s expansion hits red tape

“This is really an issue for all of us."

  ‘You are going to have to decide’: Prosecutors, defense make opening statements in Kealoha trial

The scope of the case is unprecedented.

  ‘The Mailbox Trial’: Public corruption case of unprecedented scope in Hawaii gets underway

At the center of the case: Ex-Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, a former deputy city prosecutor.