State settles lawsuit over shoddy, unsafe conditions
By Timothy Hurley
March 11, 2015
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Kazner Alexander, a Mayor Wright Homes resident, held a picture Tuesday as attorney Gavin Thornton pointed out a hole in one resident’s bathroom.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Key figures in the Mayor Wright lawsuit — including John Rhee, left, attorney for Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing; Victor Geminiani, executive director of Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice; Kazner Alexander, main plaintiff in a class-action suit against the state; and Gavin Thornton, deputy director of Hawaii Appleseed — met Tuesday with news media.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Alexander held a sign during a demonstration four years ago at the state Capitol decrying the lack of hot water in the housing complex. Alexander was the main plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against the state over conditions at Mayor Wright.