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State Senate confirms Mizuno as UH regent

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 07:43 a.m. HST, Apr 23, 2013


The state Senate confirmed Barry Mizuno, a Hawaii island geothermal consultant and accountant, to a five-year term on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents.

Mizuno, a former Hawaii County managing director, had served as a regent since he was appointed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie in 2011.

The Senate vote Monday was 23-2. A few senators were concerned that Mizuno had not done enough as a regent to speak up about administrative problems at the university.







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livinginhawaii wrote:
After looking at the headline I was worried they confirmed the politician named Mizuno who attempted, through his legislation, to monitor everyone's internet usage and to cause increased costs for the ISPs.. I am thankful that it was not that Mizuno...
on April 22,2013 | 01:57PM
x808x wrote:
Who were the two that voted against confirmation?
on April 22,2013 | 02:48PM
allie wrote:
The Regents need a major overhaul and changes are coming....
on April 22,2013 | 03:02PM
saywhatyouthink wrote:
same old people that were there when the wonder blunder happened. WHY??? Abercrombie apparently thinks UH handled the situation right. Looks like UH Incompetence starts at the top. Doesn't he know this is going to be a re-election issue? reappointing the same old people shows it's his incompetence that allows UH to continue to waste taxpayer money and direct UH business to their friends.
on April 22,2013 | 04:15PM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
Barry used to be the CFO and Treasurer at Hamakua Sugar. That turned out well. Nothing speaks to financial success like Hamakua Sugar.
on April 22,2013 | 06:54PM
yrusodz wrote:
well there's always you. Yikes!!!
on April 23,2013 | 03:31AM
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