Cost Control Commission

Reviews personnel costs, real property taxes, travel budgets, and contract procedures; eliminates or consolidates overlapping or duplicate programs and services, scrutinizes for reduction of any County operation, and publishes a written summary of its recommendations at the end of each calendar year.

The Cost Control Commission consists of seven at-large members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council to staggered 3 yr. terms.

For more information about the duties and responsibilities of the Cost Control Commission, please refer to Section 28.01, Kauai County Charter.

Contact Information

Cost Control Commission
c/o Office of Boards & Commissions
4444 Rice Street, Suite 150
Lihue, HI  96766

Phone: (808) 241-4920
Fax (808) 241-5127


  • Joanne Nakashima, Chair
  • James Whitfield, Vice Chair
  • Jan Hashizume
  • Tyler Rodighireo
  • Glen Takenouchi
  • Tricia-Lynn Yamashita
  • Laurie Yoshida


Cost Control Commission
Cost Control Commission


Cost Control Commission Minutes


 TitleDescriptionModified Date
2013 Cost Control Commission Annual Report2013 Cost Control Annual Report12/10/2013
2012 Cost Control Commission Annual Report2012 Cost Control Annual Report1/2/2013
Rules and Practice of the Kauai County Cost Control CommissionRules and Practice of the Cost Control Commission3/19/2015
Kauai County Charter Article XXVIII 11/6/2014
2009 Cost Control Commission Annual Report2009 Cost Control Annual Report12/27/2011
2008 Cost Control Commission Annual Report2008 Cost Control Annual Report12/27/2011
2011 Annual Cost Control Commission Report2011 Cost Control Annual Report1/15/2013
2010 Cost Control Commission Annual Report2010 Cost Control Annual Report12/27/2011

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