Appoints and removes the Police Chief and oversees matters relating to the
goals and aims of the Police Department. It reviews the annual budget prepared
by the Chief and may make recommendations thereon to the Mayor. It also
receives, considers and investigates charges brought by the public against the
conduct of the Department or any of its members and submits a written report of
its findings to the Police Chief within 90 days.
The Police Commission consists of 7 at-large members appointed by the Mayor
and confirmed by the Council to 3 yr. staggered terms.
For more information about the duties and responsibilities of the Police
Commission, please refer to Section 11.2, Kauai County Charter and Section
520-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
- Ernest Kanekoa Jr., Chair
- Charles C.C. Iona, Vice Chair
- Savita Agarwal
- Gerald "Chip" Bahouth
- Mary Kay Hertog
- James R. O'Connor
- Donald K. Okami Sr.
Kauai Police Commission
c/o Office of Boards & Commissions
4444 Rice Street, Suite 150
Līhuʻe, HI 96766
Phone: (808) 241-4920
Fax: (808) 241-5127