William Nhieu has a range of administrative, legislative, analytical, and public relations experience gained from positions across public and government affairs. In addition to working in local government, he has broad experience in the effective use and implementation of social and emerging media communications.
Past positions include serving as a Po'okela Fellow and Neighborhood Assistant at the City and County of Honolulu, Legislative Aide to Senate President Donna Mercado Kim, and Committee Clerk for the Hawaii Senate Special Committee on Accountability and the Hawaii State Senate Committee on Tourism.
The mayor says ad sales would help close a huge budget gap. But at least one group believes the ads would spoil Hawaii's beauty.
Murder suspect Bryan Suitt made his first court appearance in California on Wednesday. He's accused of killing 34-year-old Alex Gonzales and dumping his dismembered body in a Waipio ravine in September.
Nearly 30,000 runners are expected to hit the pavement for Sunday's Honolulu Marathon and they'll be joined by plenty of of police officers. Security will be tighter than ever in light of the deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon in April.