Donna Whitaker steps down after nearly decade at humane society helm

  • Hawaii Island Humane Society Executive Director Donna Whitaker, left, speaks before the County Council Committee on Public Safety and Mass Transit along with veterinarian Kristina Henricks and accountant Henry Chapman in March 2017. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — The search is on for a new executive director for the Hawaii Island Humane Society following Donna Whitaker’s departure from the position last month.