Archive for March 24th, 2012

Ashida’s Conflict of Interest

Ashida’s Conflict of Interest

What has been unstated in the media until now is that Lincoln Ashida's campaign spending report shows that he accepted a $200 campaign contribution from Ted Hong after Ashida announced his candidacy for County Prosecutor.
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Who Disciplines the Chief of Police in Kaua`i?

Who Disciplines the Chief of Police in Kaua`i?

There is nothing in the charter or Kaua`i County Code -- or for that matter state law -- regarding who has the authority to discipline or suspend the chief. This means that the county council can actually pass an ordinance regardless of whether the charter defines a specific power of the mayor or not.
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