Best of the Web, Law & Politics, Marijuana News, Needless Victims August 3, 2012 Honolulu Police Officer Faces Five Years for Growing Pot Moirai Michael Steven Chu, a Honolulu police officer has pleaded guilty and faces up to five years in prison for conspiring to cultivate 48 plants and to possess with intent to distribute 49 pounds of processed marijuana. Read more at WFAA.com. Tags: cannabis, growing, Hawaii, Honolulu, marijuana, Michael Steven Chu, police, prison, war on drugs, WFAA.com. By: Moirai. Permalink: .