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James Apana

James "Kimo" Apana
Mayor of Maui
In office
January 2, 1999 – January 2, 2003
Preceded by Linda Lingle
Succeeded by Alan Arakawa
Personal details
Born Wailuku, Hawaii
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Hawai'i at Manoa

James K. Apana, popularly known as Kimo Apana, served as Mayor of the County of Maui in Hawaii from 1999 to January 2, 2003. Born in Wailuku, he graduated from Kamehameha Schools and obtained a speech degree at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Upon ending his studies, Apana was hired by the Hawai'i State Legislature to be its budget analyst while at the same time, he managed a family business. In 1993, Apana won his first of three terms to the Maui County Council representing his hometown of Wailuku. In 1998, Apana was elected mayor as a Democrat to succeed then-gubernatorial candidate Mayor Linda Lingle.

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  • County of Maui, Hawai'i

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