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Harry Kim <br />Mayor <br />Joseph K. Kamelamela <br />Corporation Counsel <br />Renee N. C. Schoen <br />Assistant Corporation Counsel <br />COUNTY OF HAWAII <br />OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL <br />101 Aupuni Street, Suite 325 • Hilo, Hawai'i 96720 • (808) 961-8251 • Fax (808) 961-8622 <br />May 9, 2018 <br />Sent via email; no hard copy to follow <br />Corporation Counsel Numbered Memorandum 2018-01 <br />Memorandum <br />TO: OFFICE OF THE MAYOR <br />HAWAII COUNTY COUNCIL <br />ALL COUNTY DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES <br />ALL COUNTY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS <br />FROM: JOSEPH K. KAMELAMELA X/' <br />Corporation Counsel <br />RE: Reminder on Political Campaign Restrictions for all County <br />Officers and Employees <br />As the election season approaches, our office reminds all County officers and <br />employees of the restriction on utilizing County funds, time and resources for political <br />campaign activity. Department and agency heads are asked to ensure copies of this <br />memorandum are circulated to all officers and employees under their charge, as well as <br />all board and commission members. <br />On April 13, 2018, the State Commission posted the enclosed "Guide on <br />Campaign Activities for State Officials and Employees." All County officials and <br />employees are urged to read this document very carefully. <br />The following is a brief summary of the more prominent prohibited political <br />campaign activity and related matters to keep in mind: <br />• Candidate walk-throughs on County premises are strictly prohibited. <br />• Department heads are charged with ensuring such walk-throughs do not <br />occur on County premises. <br />Hawaii County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider <br />