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On Politics: Concerning lack of confidence in city, from Honolulu police chief to Department of Planning and Permitting corruption

  • RICHARD BORRECA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                A sign about gift policy was posted on several windows inside Honolulu Hale in 2019.

    RICHARD BORRECA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    A sign about gift policy was posted on several windows inside Honolulu Hale in 2019.

Recent events point to a city losing its way. One of Honolulu’s major responsibilities is policing, but with the former chief of police, Louis Kealoha, starting a seven-year federal prison term June 1 for using his position to frame a relative for a crime the latter didn’t commit was Hawaii’s biggest corruption case. Read more

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