POSTED: 3:55 p.m. HST, Feb 3, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 4:01 p.m. HST, Feb 3, 2011
Gov. Neil Abercrombie has nominated state Rep. Hermina Morita to head the Public Utilities Commission, subject to her approval by the state Senate.
Morita (D, Hanalei-Kapaa) is chairwoman of the House Energy and Environmental Protection Committee.
"Hawaii has made good progress addressing energy issues and Representative Morita has been instrumental as one of the key lawmakers in making that happen," Abercrombie said.