Police Commission Information

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 .

Meeting Time/Location:  9:00am, Meeting Room 2A/2B, 4th Friday of each month

Contact Information

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


  • Mary K. Hertog, Chair
  • Roy Morita Vice Chair
  • Catherine Adams
  • Gerald Bahouth
  • Jonelle Leina`ala Jardin
  • Kevin T. Mince
  • Dean Pigao


posted Friday, March 15, 2019
Police Commission
posted Friday, February 22, 2019
Special Executive Session Meeting
posted Thursday, February 14, 2019
Police Commission
posted Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Police Commission Meeting


posted Friday, January 25, 2019
Police Commission Minutes

Kauai Police Commission Documents

Police Commission documents that become available for download will be located here. Commission Agendas are located above.
 TitleModified DateSizeDescription
Complaint Form and Guidelines9/10/200962.09 KBDownload Complaint Form and Guidelines
Kauai County Charter Article XI11/3/201459.71 KB 
Kauai Police Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure2/5/20181.22 MBKauai Police Commission Rules

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The documents on this webpage are being provided as a courtesy and a public service by the County of Kauaʻi. Users should confirm the accuracy with the official copy available at the Office of Boards and Commissions. While the County of Kauaʻi will strive to keep the information accurate and up-to-date, those people needing an official, accurate and up-to-date copy of documents on this webpage should obtain a hard copy from the Office of Boards and Commissions.