New attorney seeks to delay next trial of Katherine Kealoha

  • In this June 28, 2019 file photo former Honolulu deputy prosecutor Katherine Kealoha walks into federal court in Honolulu for a hearing to decide if she should be held while awaiting sentencing on conspiracy charges. A newly appointed, taxpayer-funded attorney representing Kealoha wants to delay her trial on bank fraud and identity theft charges. Gary Singh was appointed to represent Kealoha after her former taxpayer-funded attorney Cynthia Kagiwada asked to withdraw from the case, citing a breakdown in the attorney-client relationship. At a hearing Thursday, July 18, Singh said he needs more time and sought a delay until January. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)

HONOLULU — A newly appointed, taxpayer-funded attorney representing a former Honolulu prosecutor wants to delay her trial on bank fraud and identity theft charges.

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