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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 12:48 p.m., Monday, January 9, 2006

Honolulu gets new managing director

Advertiser Staff

Wayne Hashiro was named managing director for the city and county of Honolulu today, replacing Jeff Coelho, who will take over the Department of Customer Services and become the mayor's executive adviser and personal representative.

Mayor Mufi Hannemann announced the changes at a news conference.

Hashiro had been director of the Department of Design and Construction.

Hannemann also named Melvin N. Kaku to head the Department of Transportation Services and Richard Schiavoni to direct the Department of Design and Construction.

Kaku replaces Ed Hirata, who has retired. In customer services, Coelho replaces Salvatore Lanzilotti, who also has retired.