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Grassroot Institute President Keli’i Akina recently appeared on Hawaii News Now to discuss the investigation into Rep. Romy Cachola’s campaign spending irregularities. The inquiry by the state Campaign Spending Commission is looking into a number of questionable expenses by Rep. Cachola over the course of his political career, including the purchase of a Nissan Pathfinder, and various expenditures on food, gas, and car insurance.

Standing up for government accountability and the ethical duty that politicians have to their constituents, Dr. Akina emphasized that, “the public is not well served when politicians use campaign funds as a personal expense account.”

Watch the video of the news report below or go here for the full story.

Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL