Former Honolulu City Councilman and recent Honolulu Mayoral candidate, Rod “Lightning” Tam plead guilty today to 13 counts of theft and 13 counts of falsifying documents. Tam was under investigation over allegations of fradulently seeking reimbursements for meals from 2007-2009.
Sentencing will not be until January 27, 2011. For more on the story, click here. We’ll have reaction to the Tam guilty plea on Monday.
*Also, a reminder to all candidates(and staffers) in the upcoming Honolulu City Council District 1 special election, we are still taking candidate submissions which will run the week ballots are out. Here are the rules: