Harry Kim (politician)

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Harry Kim
Mayor of Hawaii County
Assumed office
December 5, 2016
Preceded byBilly Kenoi
In office
December 4, 2000 – December 1, 2008
Preceded byStephen Yamashiro
Succeeded byBilly Kenoi
Personal details
Born1939 (age 79–80)
‘Ola‘a, Territory of Hawaii, U.S.
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Bobbie Kim
Children2 sons
ResidenceHilo, Hawaii
Alma materSouthern Oregon State University
ProfessionCivil Defense Director (retired)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Army seal United States Army
Battles/warsVietnam War

Harry Kim (born 1939) is an American politician. He is the Mayor of Hawaii County since December 2016.[1] He served as Mayor from 2000-2008. Prior to his election, he was the county's civil defense director.

While Kim first ran for mayor as a Republican, he considers himself to be nonpartisan.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kim Wins". Big Island Now. August 13, 2016. Retrieved August 16, 2016.
  2. Borreca, Richard (July 22, 2006). "Big Isle mayor will not run: Mayor Harry Kim decides not to challenge Gov. Lingle". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Retrieved November 2, 2010.
  3. Borreca, Richard (November 14, 2005). "Cayetano urges Kim to run for governor". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Retrieved December 3, 2016.

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