City’s top civil attorney included in feds’ Kealoha inquiry
By Gordon Y.K. Pang email@example.com
Jan. 15, 2019
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Honolulu Kirk Caldwell held a press conference on Monday, January 14, 2019 to address the target letter sent by the U.S. Justice Department to City Corporation Counsel Donna Leong.
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Flanked by members of the Affordable Hawaii Coalition in the Mayor’s office on Friday, Corporation Counsel Donna Leong announced that they were pleased by the Hawaii State Supreme Court’s decision to disallow a question placed on the November voters ballot.
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“That target letter must be taken very seriously … but at the same time, I believe Donna (at right) is entitled to a presumption of innocence … and I continue to have full confidence in Donna Leong, not only as the attorney and chief legal officer for the (city), but also as a person who’s an important member of my Cabinet.”