POSTED: 11:57 a.m. HST, Feb 8, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 11:57 a.m. HST, Feb 8, 2013
Max Otani has been appointed the new deputy director of corrections.
Since 2011, Otani has served as the division administrator at the Department of Public Safety’s Intake Service Center. Previously, he served in a variety of roles for the Hawaii Paroling Authority, including field service branch administrator from 2010 to 2011, paroles and pardons administrator from 2007 to 2010, field service branch administrator from 2005 to 2007, Oahu intake service center from 2003 to 2005 and field service branch administrator from 1997 to 2003. He also worked as a parole supervisor and parole officer for the authority and as a probation officer for the Hawaii State Judiciary.
Otani earned his master’s degree in social work at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and bachelor of arts at UH Hilo.