The Honolulu prosecutor’s office has been rocked by scandal, and questions about ethics and leadership.
The two candidates facing off for the seat in November joined this morning’s Spotlight Hawaii, a series shining a spotlight on issues affecting Hawaii.
Both Steve Alm and Megan Kau said they would work to change the office culture, but they differed on how to get that done.
Alm, who led the race in the primary election with 40.11% of the votes, said he would bring integrity and experience to the office.
“People showed that they want an experienced leader, somebody who can get in there and clean things up,” Alm said. “I have been successful at the prosecutor’s office, running the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and as a judge. And so I am always looking at ways to improve the system with new ideas, as well as bringing back some things that worked in the …