- Wednesday January 12th, 2011 :: 01:18 a.m. EST
Senate replacement appointed for Kokubun seat
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie is appointing his East Hawaii campaign chairman, Gil Kahele, to the state Senate.Abercrombie on Tuesday chose Kahele, a 68-year-old Democrat, to represent Hilo and Naalehu to fill the vacancy left by Russell Kokubun, who Abercrombie appointed to lead the Department of Agriculture.Kahele is a former chairman of the ...
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