Embattled Public Safety director confirmed by Senate for another 4 years

  • The state Senate reconfirmed Nolan Espinda to lead as director of the Public Safety Department for another four years. (Photo courtesy PSD)
  • The state Senate reconfirmed Nolan Espinda to lead as director of the Public Safety Department for another four years. (Photo courtesy PSD)

KAILUA-KONA —The state Senate voted today to confirm Department of Public Safety director Nolan Espinda for another four years. The 17-8 vote came after a Senate committee’s advisement to reject the director’s nomination.