BEST COUNTY OFFICIAL, Winner Gladys Baisa Address: P.O. Box 880339, Pukalani, HI 96788 Phone: 808-280-1990 Website: http://www.gladysbaisa.com/ or years, this category has been the sole possession of Councilmember Jo Anne Johnson, whoís leaving the council because of term limits. Now, MauiTime readers have spoken, and Johnsonís heir apparent has emerged: Councilmember Gladys Baisa. Whether Baisa will have a run like Johnsonís (on the council or in BOM voting) remains to be seen, but for now itís clear her Pukalani-Kula-Ulapalakua constituents, and voters islandwide, have warmed to her generally friendly, amenable demeanor. Baisaís known as a peacemaker, a role she gets to play frequently on a council with some big, competing personalities. Even a mini-scandal involving a tax exemption claim on a home outside her district wasnít enough to shake readersí belief that Gladys is one of the white hats in county government.