- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 18, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on the Honolulu Police Commission’s meeting on the retirement agreement of Chief Louis Kealoha, who is under federal investigation (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

The Honolulu Police Commission is meeting behind closed doors to discuss a retirement deal for Chief Louis Kealoha, who is under federal investigation.

Commissioners went into an executive session Wednesday after a brief public portion of their meeting.

During the public portion, police union President Sgt. Tenari Maafala told commissioners he hates to see Kealoha leave.

A federal grand jury is looking into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption at the police department. On Friday, FBI agents raided the Honolulu prosecuting attorney’s office as part of the investigation. A retired officer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and four officers have been notified they are targets of the investigation.

Kealoha has been on paid leave since receiving an FBI target letter last month.

12 a.m.

The Honolulu Police Commission is expected to meet behind closed doors to discuss the retirement deal Chief Louis Kealoha is getting to walk away from the department while he’s the target of a federal corruption investigation.

Wednesday’s meeting comes after FBI agents raided the Honolulu prosecuting attorney’s office as part of the investigation.

A federal grand jury is looking into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption at the police department.

Commission Chairman Max Sword announced earlier this month that Kealoha agreed to retire. Sword says the retirement agreement would be approved at Wednesday’s meeting.

State Sen. Will Espero is among those calling on commissioners not to give Kealoha anything more than the pension he earned.

Kealoha has been on paid leave since receiving an FBI target letter last month.

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