No doubt, it’s Derek

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. congratulates Derek Kawakami, Tuesday night following the first election printout at the Kauai Veterans Center.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. offers his congratulations to Derek Kawakami, Tuesday night following the first election printout at the Kauai Veterans Center.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Mayoral candidate Derek Kawakami is led to a waiting battery of television cameras following his opening remarks thanking his family, supporters, and campaign staff, Tuesday night at the Kauai Veterans Center gathering.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Retired judge Alfred Laureta sneaks in his congratulations to mayoral candidate Derek Kawakami following the first election printout, Tuesday evening at the Kauai Veterans Center.

LIHUE — The voters left no doubt. Derek Kawakami will be Kauai’s next mayor.

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