Former Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda retired in September.
State public safety boards have been shortchanged since they were put in place. But lawmakers suggest there may be little help in sight.
The race fell just outside of the threshold for an automatic recount.
The incident violated Hawaii’s Fair Treatment law.
Three-quarters of electric production came from petroleum and coal in 2019.
The lawmaker in charge of vetting judicial candidates noted Eddins’ vast legal experience.
The legal community heaped praise on Todd Eddins as state lawmakers examined how he might react to certain situations on the high court.
UPDATED: Hawaii’s Department of Public Safety makes progress in accrediting state deputy sheriffs nearly a decade after state law required it.