Mayor honors Kauai Economic Opportunity Mediation Program

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami, fourth from right, presents a Conflict Resolution Day proclamation to MaBel Fujiuchi of Kauai Economic Opportunity, sixth from right, and J Robertson, president of the KEO board, third from right, and KEO staff and the corps of volunteer mediators in the KEO Mediation Program, at the Lihue Civic Center Mo‘ikeha Building rotunda Thursday. At far right is County Councilmember Felicia Cowden.

LIHUE — Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami took time on annual Conflict Resolution Day, coinciding with International Conflict Resolution Day, on Thursday, to thank the volunteer mediators with the Kauai Economic Opportunity Mediation Program.