Critics assail the shortcomings of Hawaii’s chief executive at a time when strong leadership is needed most.
Gov. David Ige’s appointee will serve a six-year term on the regulatory agency.
But the county has lifted a nightly curfew that was ordered back in March.
The U.S. senator expressed his concern as $50 million in federal funds is directed to the state for COVID-19 testing and tracing.
Both the Honolulu county and state SHOPO boards support the candidate unanimously.
Gov. David Ige is not on board with much of the Legislature’s fiscal plan including how to spend federal bailout money and public worker pay cuts.
The Hawaii Supreme Court is weighing long-standing disagreements over stream water diversion in East Maui.