Instead, the Council will vote on Councilman Trevor Ozawa’s proposal to give Manahan the title.
Ozawa couldn’t be reached Thursday evening to explain his pick.
Privately, Council observers and insiders have noted fresh tensions between some members that may be fueled by disagreement over who Council members support in the mayoral election.
While Councilmen Ernie Martin and Ron Menor will keep their positions as chair and floor leader, it is also possible that committee chair positions could be in flux.
Anderson is chair of the zoning committee, which deals with land issues and plays a crucial role in determining what developments get approved.
But then, none of this is anything new at Honolulu Hale, where only nine people represent a city and county of nearly 1 million people. Anderson’s district includes Kailua, Kaneohe, Kahaluu and Waimanalo.
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