Corruption Claims, Mailbox Send Hawaii Power Couple to Trial

The case has morphed into a scandal characterized as the largest corruption prosecution in Hawaii history.

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HONOLULU (AP) — He was Honolulu’s Rolex-wearing police chief, an avid surfer who chatted with beat cops in Pidgin, Hawaii’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. For years, Louis and Katherine Kealoha were the city’s law enforcement power couple, enjoying widespread respect as Native Hawaiian role models…

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