LIHU’E – Daryl Kaneshiro, who became a first-term Kaua’i County Council member
by finishing sixth in 1998’s election, hopes to win a second term by advancing
through the primary election Sept. 23 and being one of the top seven
vote-getters again in the general election in November.
requests, Kaneshiro did not grant The Garden Island an interview about his
Although the council race is non-partisan, he lists
himself as a Democrat.
The only bachelor on the council, he is an account
executive and a businessman. He owns Koloa Town Activity Center and the Omao
Farms-Ranching, a large spread near Po’ipu.
Kaneshiro, who will turn 52
next month, was born in Waimea and graduated from Kaua`i High School before
going to California. There, he earned a degree at Orange Coast College in Costa
Kaneshiro is active in the local community. He’s worked with Koloa
Pop Warner Association, Kaua`i High School Booster Club and Koloa Plantation
Staff writer Dennis Wilken can be reached at 245-3681 (ext. 252)