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Judge Alfred Laureta on Derek

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

“While serving with Derek as a former Director of KIUC, I sensed in him a dedication and desire to do that which was expected of him as a director.  His willingness to listen and his forward-looking outlook contributed much to solutions and decisions.  He is motivated by a desire to help build a legacy of Kauai which future generations can be thankful for.” – Alfred Laureta

1st Filipino-American to be appointed U.S. district judge (1969)
1st Filipino-American to be appointed judge of Hawaii’s Circuit Court One (1969)
1st Filipino-American director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations in Hawaii (1963)
Former Administrative Assistant to Senator Daniel K. Inouye
Former KIUC Director