June 19, 2012
TO: All Principal Investigators & RCUH Employees
FROM: Nelson Sakamoto
Director of Human Resources
SUBJECT: Campaign Restrictions for State Officials and State Employees
As a reminder, employees of the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii (RCUH) are “State employees” and subject to the provision of Chapter 84, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Standards of Conduct, Part II Code of Ethics (otherwise referred to the “Ethics Code”).
All Principal Investigators and RCUH employees are reminded that this Code of Ethics provides specific restrictions to all State employees planning to run for or campaign for a public office. Attached are informational handouts prepared by the Hawaii State Ethics Commission explaining these restrictions. Please contact the State Ethics Commission if you have any questions concerning these restrictions or these attachments.