Ex-Honolulu police chief, estranged wife plead guilty

In this June 27, 2019 file photo Former deputy prosecutor Katherine Kealoha, center left, and husband, former Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha, center right, walk toward Queen Street after the verdict in their corruption case at federal court in Honolulu. The Honolulu police chief and his wife convicted of conspiracy are pleading guilty in remaining cases against them. Jurors in June convicted the Kealohas in a plot to frame a relative to keep him from revealing fraud that financed their lavish lifestyle. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, File)

HONOLULU — A retired Honolulu police chief and his wife, a former deputy city prosecutor, pleaded guilty Tuesday to bank fraud in order to avoid other trials against them, capping a federal corruption investigation that brought down the once-respected and powerful couple.