Gov. David Ige on Wednesday announced the appointment of Kathleen S.Y. Ho as director of the Office of Environmental Quality Control, which is part of the Department of Health.
According to a press release from the administration, Ho “has extensive experience” as deputy attorney general in environmental law.
She was an adjunct professor at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii Manoa, and deputy corporation counsel for the City and County of Honolulu.
Previously, Ho served as advisor to OEQC and the Environmental Council.
Ho’s appointment is subject to Senate confirmation. Her start date has not yet been determined.
If confirmed, she will replace Scott Glenn, who has been appointed as chief executive officer of the Hawaii State Energy Office.
Sign up for our FREE morning newsletter and face each day more informed.
Before you go . . .
During this unique election season, we appreciate that you and others like you have relied on Civil Beat for accurate, objective coverage of the candidates and their races.
Covering the pandemic has taken a lot of our collective energy. But through it all, our small team of reporters made sure you didn’t forget about electoral politics. Because we know that elections not only test society’s participation in our democracy, but journalism’s commitment to safeguarding it.
If you’ve relied on our election coverage this season, please consider making a tax-deductible gift to support our newsroom.