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Hawaii Island Mayor Billy Kenoi (pictured middle) appeared in Hilo District Court today, Wednesday, to be arraigned on felony theft charges. Hw was flanked by his attorneys Todd Eddins, left, and Richard Sing.
“This is blatant, unabashed appeal to jury nullification. We’re now going out and drinking and dining with staff members? If the mayor didn’t go out drinking and dining with staff, much would not have been accomplished?”