KIAʻĀINA FILES ELECTION PAPERS FOR WINDWARD OʻAHU COUNCIL SEAT TO REPRESENT DISTRICT 3
Tourism industry rides out crisis; UHERO on recession and recovery; State provides locations of COVID-19 cases; Why you can choose Pacific Islander on your Census form.
The state health director said Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders have the highest rate of COVID-19 in the state, but that’s not apparent from data posted on the state’s website.
Esther Kiaaina Eyes Windward City Council Seat
A government veteran with experience on Capitol Hill is considering a run for the Honolulu City Council.
Esther Kiaaina, executive director of the nonprofit Pacific Basin Development Council, says she is seriously considering the District 3 seat (Ahuimanu, Heeia, Haiku, Kaneohe, Maunawili, Kailua, Olomana, Enchanted Lake, and Waimanalo) being vacated by the term-limited Ikaika Anderson.
Gov. Lolo supports Pacific Basin Development Council’s new leadership
This is the first time that the Governor has attended a “Council meeting because of new leadership with Esther Kia’aina becoming the Executive Director,” said Iulogologo last Friday afternoon responding to Samoa News inquiries.