Kevin Dayton Resigns From Mayor Kenoi’s Office to Return to Journalism

Mahalo Kevin Dayton for all your hard work with the Mayors Office and thanks for asking Tiffany and I to help start up the Opala in Paradise group.

Media Release:

Kevin Dayton, executive assistant to County of Hawaii Mayor Billy Kenoi, has resigned from his county position to return to a newspaper reporting position with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

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Kevin Dayton interviews a member of the Hawaii Ocean View Estates community

Dayton, 52, served in the Kenoi administration for nearly three years. His responsibilities included communications and special projects. Before joining the Kenoi administration, Dayton was a reporter and bureau chief for The Honolulu Advertiser for 16 years, and was a reporter for the Hawaii Tribune-Herald for four years.

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Kevin Dayton worked hard on his off time helping clean up the islands garbage

“I would like to thank Mayor Kenoi for giving me an opportunity to develop new skills, to work with his excellent staff, and serve the mayor and the residents of the County of Hawaii for the past three years,” Dayton said.

Kevin Dayton

Making sure the camera is just perfect

“Kevin has been a valued member of our executive team, and he will be missed,” Mayor Kenoi said. “We all appreciate his many contributions to our administration, and we wish him success in his new job.”

Kevin and I carry remove an illegally dumped couch on one of our Opala in Paradise Cleanups

Kevin and I carry remove an illegally dumped couch on one of our Opala in Paradise Cleanups

Dayton will be be assigned to cover the Honolulu mass transit project for the Star-Advertiser.

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