Inside Honolulu

Busted! HPD Officers Feel Weight of the Law … Kinda

·By civilbeat

Just read today’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser and was intrigued by what I saw on the Local front.

First, one officer who pleaded guilty in federal court last week for being part of a marijuana growing operation was fired by the Honolulu Police Department. Seems appropriate considering the officer, Michael Steven Chu, could be sent to prison for up to five years after he’s sentenced.

(You can read the Star-Advertiser’s story here. You’ll need a subscription. You can also read my blog about the guilty plea here.)

But it’s the second story that really caught