Hawaii Supreme Court suspends Katherine Kealoha’s law license
The Hawaii Supreme Court has blocked Katherine Kealoha from practicing law and prohibited any reactivation of her license. The Court cited the guilty verdict against Kealoha in the conspiracy and obstruction of justice trial, and “the indictment, which clearly establishes the crimes of which Respondent Kealoha was convicted involved dishonesty”
The FAA said the pilot reported engine failure and was forced to make an emergency landing on Waikoloa Road. There were two people on board the single-engine plane, but so far no injuries have been reported.
Another murder investigation involving a Hawai‘i public safety officer sent to the AG
The state Attorney General’s criminal justice division will consider whether a corrections officer who shot an escaping inmate should face homicide charges. The case was transferred to avoid potential conflicts of interest, as the victim’s father is a retired deputy prosecutor and was employed at the Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office for 30 years.
Schatz discusses climate change, appropriations at Maui town hall
US Senator Brian Schatz held a town hall meeting yesterday afternoon at Kahului Elementary School, where he spoke to constituents about a variety of national issues. Schatz also outlined the appropriations that have been made for projects on the island, which include $14 million for public education and $30.5 million for housing.
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2019 Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks shows around Hawai‘i
Experiencing a local fireworks show or festival is a great way to celebrate Independence Day. If don’t know where to go, check out this list of Hawai‘i fireworks festivities.
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