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3 former Honolulu city officials surrender to FBI in connection to Kealoha conspiracy case

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3 Former Honolulu City Officials Indicted

(From left: Former Corporation Counsel Donna Leong, former Honolulu Police Commission Chair Max Sword, and Former Managing Director Roy Amemiya)

Three former Honolulu city officials surrendered to the FBI on Wednesday, facing federal conspiracy charges related to the corruption case of former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his estranged wife Katherine Kealoha.

HONOLULU (KITV4) -- Three former Honolulu city officials surrendered to the FBI on Wednesday, facing federal conspiracy charges related to the corruption case of former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his estranged wife Katherine Kealoha.

Former Corporation Counsel Donna Leong, former Honolulu Police Commission Chair Max Sword, and Former Managing Director Roy Amemiya, are all identified as defendants in a federal indictment document with the US District Court of Hawaii, filed on Dec. 16, 2021. An arraignment hearing was held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

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