HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell delivered the State of the City address Tuesday morning at the Foster Botanical Gardens.
Caldwell discussed a number of topics, including sewers, roads, parks, and rail.
Mayor Caldwell's also announced the appointment of Acting Zoo Director Dr. Baird Fleming as the new Honolulu Zoo director. "We need a zoo director who is committed in the long run," Caldwell said during his speech. Fleming also served as assistant zoo director.
The announcement comes after Wilkinson announced his resignation as zoo director in early January. He was the fourth in five years and the second in a row with no previous experience.
In his speech, Caldwell also announced the appointments of Roy Amemiya as the city's managing director and Gary Nakata as the director of community services.