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Senate panel votes against reappointing Nolan Espinda as Hawaii’s public safety director

  • Video by Cindy Ellen Russell / crussell@staradvertiser.com

    A senate committee voted down the reconfirmation of Hawaii Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda on Thursday. After the hearing, he said he hoped to stay on as director and address the concerns brought up by the senators.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Hawaii Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda left a state Senate committee hearing Thursday after the panel voted against his reappointment.

The vote by the Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs is advisory but a clear sign that Espinda’s confirmation is in trouble. Read more

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