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Police Commission; Lessons of Hurricane Season; Slow-Growth Recovery

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Costs and Benefits of Recreational Marijuana, HPD Criminal Intelligence Unit

Wayne Yoshioka

Stolen money, falsified police reports, planted evidence – what sounds like a plot for a police drama is playing out in real life in Hawai’i. Former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha, his wife, and a handful of HPD officers were released on bond after being indicted by a federal grand jury in a public corruption case. Allegations of corruption at the HPD following a case of a stolen mailbox led to a two-year federal investigation that uncovered much more. HPR’s Ku’uwehi Hiraishi reports.

Town Square: Community-Police Relations

Jul 13, 2016
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Mathew Ursua / Flickr

  The police shootings in Baton Rouge and Minneapolis, and the officers shot and killed in Dallas, mean many communities are looking at their own community-police relations. That includes in Hawaii and we will too, next time on Town Square.

Wayne Yoshioka

A Honolulu City Council committee is looking into taking additional steps to lower homelessness on O’ahu, which increased by 4 percent over last year.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.