President Bush intends to nominate Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward H. Kubo Jr. to be U.S. attorney in Hawaii, the White House announced today.
for federal post
Kubo has served as an assistant U.S. attorney since 1990 after serving five years as a deputy city prosecuting attorney in Honolulu.
Kubo is a graduate of the University of Hawaii and the University of San Diego School of Law.
He fills the vacancy created when Steven Alm, who served seven years, resigned after being named a Circuit Court judge by Gov. Cayetano in March.
Kubo is one of 13 U.S. attorney appointments announced by the White House. He could not be reached immediately for comment.