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Cory Lum / Civil Beat

He was Honolulu's Rolex-wearing police chief, an avid surfer who chatted with beat cops in Pidgin, Hawaiʻi's creole language. She was his deputy city prosecutor wife, who drove a Maserati and led an elite unit targeting career criminals while showering lunches on colleagues, friends and even the workers renovating her home.

Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu's police commission has approved hiring a lawyer to represent a retired chief in a federal case that accuses him of using police resources to frame a relative.

Casey Harlow/Hawaii Public Radio

Hawaii's attorney general is asking the state's highest court to immediately suspend Honolulu's top prosecutor because he is the target of a federal investigation.

Carlisle: Fed's Case Against the Kealohas Solid

Oct 25, 2017
Wayne Yoshioka

Honolulu’s former police chief and his city deputy prosecutor wife pleaded not guilty to federal charges Friday. But, as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, one prominent attorney says the case appears to be solid.

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