Hawaii Island News 06/29/2019


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Katherine Kealoha locked up after guilty verdict

HONOLULU — Two U.S. marshals led former deputy Honolulu prosecutor Katherine Kealoha out of a courtroom Friday when a U.S. judge ordered her detained after a jury found her guilty of conspiracy and he expressed concern that she could try to obstruct justice before being sentenced.

Electric company robocalls a scam

Phone scammers are targeting Hawaiian Electric Light Co. customers, directing them to make GObank payments at a convenience store to pay their “overdue” bills.

Hawaii power couple convicted in plot to hide fraud

HONOLULU (AP) — A jury has found a former Honolulu prosecutor and her now-retired police chief husband guilty in a plot to frame a relative to silence him from revealing fraud that financed their lavish lifestyle, a case that shook the top levels of law enforcement.

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