Uncle denies theft in Kealoha corruption trial

Katherine Kealoha, left, and her husband, former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha, leave federal court in Honolulu on Oct. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)

HONOLULU — The first question a special federal prosecutor asked a witness Wednesday in an ongoing Hawaii corruption trial: Did you take the mailbox at the home of a now-retired police chief and his wife?