By now you’ve heard about the scandal involving Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi and how he used his government charge card to make about $30,000 in purchases in violation of county regulations. But there’s still a lot of discussion over what the consequences ought to be for this breach of the public trust.

Pod Squad host Chad Blair asked Civil Beat opinion editor Todd Simmons to talk about why our editorial board is calling for Kenoi to resign.  In particular, Simmons noted, as Kenoi’s responsibilities grow, the standard of accountability grows with it.

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The Pod Squad
The Pod Squad

Host Chad Blair dives into the biggest stories of the week and what they mean for the people of Hawaii.

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Offshore
Offshore

Offshore is a new immersive storytelling podcast about a Hawaii most tourists never see.

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Hawaii Storytellers
Hawaii Storytellers

True stories, told live before an audience, from Civil Beat journalists, other Hawaii residents and visitors.

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