Hawaii County Prosecutor Jay Kimura today announced he is retiring on April 1, in the middle of his four-year elected term.
First Deputy Charlene Iboshi will serve the remainder of Kimura’s term, under succession prescribed under the county charter.
Kimura has been the county prosecutor since 1992, winning five consecutive elections. He began his career as a deputy prosecutor in 1979. He is native of Lihue, Kauai, and served in the Army in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971.