Council-elect selects new chair
LIHUE — Kauai County Councilman Arryl Kaneshiro will almost certainly be the next council chair despite overwhelming public support for Councilman Mason Chock at a meeting Monday among the council’s newly elected members.
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With old hippies like Marj Dente, Gabriela Taylor and Eileen Kechloian, then lolo’s like Ken Taylor, no wonder Arryl was looking at his watch. This is what you get when extreme liberals think they can by inward speculation read other people’s minds. It’s funny how it is this island’s progressives that anticipate so much corruption in others when it is they who think that way because that’s what they’d do if they were elected. They merely reveal themselves vs. those they denigrate.
A good summation. Re: at the end of this article; before Kaneshiro spoke, Chock spoke. He revealed that he had asked Kaneshiro to let him be vice chair, and that Kaneshiro turned him down. This elicited groans from the audience. So when Kaneshiro began speaking, many walked out in protest.
Kaneshiro says “trust me”, saying “it will be extremely fair”. He just failed a major test.
Rumors in community for awhile that Grove Farm has control over the council, guess now those rumors are put to rest.
18 supporters. Wow. Do you suppose it can get bigger. It is another lame duck county council. Totally lame. There are more important people to meet on the island. But we’ll settle to meet Mason Chock.
So much for democracy!
Kip, does that mean if I ask you to never post on TGI again, and you don’t honor my request, that you just failed? Is there really a difference in what you’re saying?
Mason, someone who didn’t want Arryl to be chair, asked Arryl to appoint him VC, and Arryl said no. Why in the heck would Arryl be expected to agree? Who’s test exactly did he fail? You are something else. Wisdom doesn’t apparently come with age.
Also, exactly what power comes with being chair? Absolutely nothing, except maybe more headache. Good thing for him nobody could put an X next to the Y this time around.
I am excited to see this new council in action. Joanne 2.0 (Cowden)!