Arakawa names environmental management chief

HONOLULU (AP) - Maui Mayor-elect Alan Arakawa has nominated Kyle Ginoza as the director of the county Department of Environmental Management.

His appointment was announced Thursday. Ginoza currently is a project engineer and construction manager in the department's wastewater division.

Previously, he was a project manager at Munekiyo & Hiraga, Inc., a planning and project management firm in Maui, as well as director of the county Department of Transportation.

Arakawa, who takes office next month, also named Department of Public Works Deputy Director Michael Miyamoto as Ginoza's chief deputy.

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