Big Island firefighter caught up in scandal put on paid leave

Former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, Katherine, leave federal court Oct. 20, 2017, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, file)

A Big Island firefighter accused of lying to a federal grand jury about his relationship with a Honolulu deputy prosecutor in the fraud and corruption case against her and her husband, the former Honolulu police chief, was put on paid leave.