State Ethics Commission issues Advisory Opinion No. 2017-4, which determines that a state law enforcement officer is not prohibited from using a state uniform to perform an off-duty work assignment, which is an extension of the officer’s state duties, when the officer is to be compensated by a private party.
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The Hawaii State Ethics Commission (“Commission”) today announced a Resolution of Investigation of Office of Hawaiian Affairs (“OHA”) Trustee Peter Apo. In its investigation, the Commission considered allegations that Trustee Apo violated the State Ethics Code by using OHA resources, and his position with OHA, to advance his private business interests. The Commission concluded that ...