comscore Leading city agencies in Honolulu all lack top officials | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii News

Leading city agencies in Honolulu all lack top officials

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / JUNE 4
                                Acting HPD Chief Rade K. Vanic has run the department since June 30.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / JUNE 4

    Acting HPD Chief Rade K. Vanic has run the department since June 30.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / 2020
                                Acting Fire Chief Lionel E. Camara Jr. has been at the helm since Feb. 28.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / 2020

    Acting Fire Chief Lionel E. Camara Jr. has been at the helm since Feb. 28.

  • JAMM AQUINO / 2020
                                Acting EMS Chief Christopher Sloman has managed his division since March.

    JAMM AQUINO / 2020

    Acting EMS Chief Christopher Sloman has managed his division since March.

As Hawaii battles a surge in COVID-19 cases that threatens to overrun hospitals and health care workers, three of Honolulu’s four first-responder agencies lack permanent leaders, and acting chiefs are coordinating the response to a global public health crisis while lobbying to keep their jobs. Read more

Scroll Up