Inside Honolulu

Cayetano Taps an Old Friend for New Campaign

·By civilbeat

Former Hawaii Gov. Ben Cayetano has a new spokesperson for his Honolulu mayoral campaign — Jackie Kido.

If that name sounds familiar that’s because Kido was Cayetano’s director of communications from 1998-2002 during his second term as governor.

Most recently, Kido served on the Hawaii State Ethics Commission, a position she recently gave up.

“There has never been a time when our City has had so much at stake,” Kido said in a statement announcing her involvement with the Cayetano campaign. “I’ve worked with, and alongside, many public policy leaders over the years.