Harry Kim sworn in as Hawaii Island mayor

The County of Hawaii officially has a new mayor.

Inaugural ceremonies were held Monday for newly elected county officials, including new Mayor Harry Kim, at Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

Kim won the primary election with more than 50 percent of the vote. It’s a job he’s held before from 2000 to 2008.

Former mayor Billy Kenoi reached his term limit.

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