08/16/23 – DLNR STATEMENT ON RE-ASSIGNMENT OF WATER DEPUTYPosted on Aug 18, 2023 in Main, News Releases, slider
|JOSH GREEN, M.D.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 16, 2023
DLNR STATEMENT ON RE-ASSIGNMENT OF WATER DEPUTY
(HONOLULU) – DLNR is re-deploying First Deputy of the Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM), Kaleo Manuel, to a different DLNR division. The purpose of this deployment is to permit CWRM and the Department to focus on the necessary work to assist the people of Maui recover from the devastation of wildfires.
This deployment does not suggest that First Deputy Manuel did anything wrong. DLNR encourages the media and the public to avoid making judgments until all the facts are known.
DLNR will have no further comment on this matter.
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Senior Communications Manager
Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources