Former lifeguard’s lawsuit dismissed
LIHUE A Fifth Circuit Court judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by a former firefighter, alleging his supervisors in the Kauai Fire Department threatened and retaliated against him for testifying about their alleged misconduct.
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Didn’t rise to level….they stole gas , used county property for personal business and cut a mans hours? And now they all get big raises and the working man is screwed. There is way more to this story. No one ever talks about county misuse of assets.
This is to all of you who have county and state complaints and lawsuits, go the federal route.
HIOSH and Hawaii Civil Rights Commission sabotaged my case and withheld or destroyed evidence. His is after HIOSH found a legitimate complaint and substantiated the complaint with evidence supporting. I was then retaliated against and the company refused to submit required documentation and they were able to use hearsay as their evidence.
The state and county has no integrity. They committed crimes by destroying records to cover up their actions.
HIOSH said it was retaliation by the company but could not do anything about it.
HCRC investigator said it was retaliation but his supervisor left out evidence because the company is a well known company in the state that has a lot of influence.
So to all, if you have a complaint, criminal complaint, or civil action; the best route is to file federal paperwork. The state and counties are incompetents.
Aloha Kakou, and Condolences to Mr. Emura, he obviously wasn’t the 1st (Hmmm…Mr. Ragasa took his case to Federal Court, could that have spelled the difference in Mr. Emura’s loss), but this type of evil thing happens a lot and much worse on not only Kauai but world wide. Snakes slither hither and thither everywhere…!
But perhaps we should know more why Mr. Emura’s attorney abandoned him…but more importantly “what was his name?”.
Would we expect a doctor to abandon his/her patient when the case appears fatal…after all it was the attorney who walked the client down the Garden Path to a ruined case and a setback in life.
Can we get the lawyer’s name please…just think of it as “Name that Tune…! Was it “Zippidy Do Dah…?” With offices in LIHUE and HONOLULU.
It’s unfortunate to see read that the lifeguards still have to endure an egotistical director, Mr. Kalani Vierra himself. How many lawsuits will have to be brought against the department before any changes happen?? His retaliation is always fueled against those lifeguards who stand up for what is right or fair. Sadly with the dismissal of this case, the unfair treatment and his egotistical ways will continue.
In this case, the court made the right decision. Emura was a below average employee and a known drug user
Kauai lifeguards have serious theft and drug problems. The theft scheme was widely known as the fish for gas for using tax payers property for illegal activities. The Mayor at the time was getting fish and many ore county employees. It’s was widely known amongst county employees and people who knew about the theft ring.
Why aren’t there any random drug tests by an independent contractor. The state and county warns its employees when a drug test will occur and they know how to beat it or call in sick. This is also a known practice by those who know the truth.
This is another cover up public corruption case that will never see its day in court because of judicial corruption. Now these people want over 10-15% raises after they got 10-15% raises in 2018. Look it up on TGI and they cut and paste the same argument for the county wanting pay raises.
Why are they drug tested by random out of state contractors? Just look at some of those lifeguards and you can tell that they are strung out chronics.
These crooked chronics running public safety depts is one of the main problems people do not trust county and state government and its employees.