14 May 2014

Kaiwai becomes first NZ Consul in Hawaii

3:17 pm on 14 May 2014

The New Zealand foreign minister, Murray McCully, has named diplomat Robert Kaiwai as New Zealand's first Consul-General in Hawaii.

Mr Kaiwai will also be cross-accredited to Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands.

Mr Kaiwai has been New Zealand's Consul-General in Hong Kong since 2011 and was previously High Commissioner to Kiribati.