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Nominations sought for Hawaii County seat on the UH Board of Regents


HONOLULU – The Regents Candidate Advisory Council (RCAC) will begin the recruitment process to fill a vacancy for a County of Hawai‘i seat on the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents following the resignation of Hilo businessman Harvey Tajiri. The term of appointment for the vacant seat runs through June 30, 2013.

For more information on how to apply or to nominate a candidate, visit the RCAC website at or call (808) 692-1218. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2010.

Members of the UH Board of Regents as well as the Regents Candidate Advisory Council, who represent various constituent groups, serve voluntarily and are not paid.

The Regents Candidate Advisory Council of the University of Hawai‘i identifies candidates for the university system’s governing Board of Regents. The council presents pools of qualified candidates to the governor of Hawai‘i from which candidates are nominated and, with the consent of the state senate, appointed by the governor. The advisory council was created by Act No. 56 of the 2007 Session Laws of Hawai‘i.

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