Democratic governor candidate Neil Abercrombie maintained financial momentum leading into Tuesday’s general election, breaking the $4 million mark in contributions received. As of Oct. 29, Abercrombie had raised more than $1 million more than his Republican opponent, James “Duke” Aiona, for the entire election.

Abercrombie raised about $478,500 in late contributions over the last 12 days, according to forms filed Monday with the state’s Campaign Spending Commission. Aiona raised almost $194,000 during the same period.

The so-called “late contributions” report comes a day before the Nov. 2 general election and covers contributions of $500 or more received between Oct. 19 and 29. The next full financial reports covering spending and contributions from Oct. 19 to Nov. 2 is not due until Dec. 2.

The late donations pushed Abercrombie’s fundraising total to more than $4.2 million, while Aiona’s campaign has raised almost $3.2 million.

Here’s a breakdown of the late contribution reports:

Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Neil Abercrombie

Abercrombie raised $478,482 in contributions between Oct. 19 and 29. That brings his total contributions to $4,208,482. The campaign had spent $3,930,000 through Oct. 18 and reported $328,680 cash on hand as of Oct. 18.

Twenty-five of the late contributions received were for the max $6,000 limit, including donors Chuck Sted, president and CEO of Hawaii Pacific Health; Jay Nakamura, vice president at Stanford Carr Development; Outrigger Enterprises; the Ironworkers for Better Government; and MillerCoors of Milwaukee.

Other late contributors included: J.N. Musto, executive director of the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly ($1,000); Jim Donovan, athletic director at UH Manoa ($1,000); Dick Rosenblum, CEO of Hawaiian Electric Co. ($1,000); Keith Kogachi, vice president at Island Insurance Co. ($3,000); James Schuler of D.R. Horton Schuler Homes ($1,000); Raymond Ono, vice chair at First Hawaiian Bank ($1,000); Robert Harrison, president and chief operating officer at First Hawaiian Bank ($1,000); and Gary North, senior vice president at Alexander & Baldwin ($1,000).

View Abercrombie’s report online.

Brian Schatz

Democratic LG candidate Schatz pulled in $105,650 in late contributions. That brings the campaign’s total funds raised to $954,632 through Oct. 29. Schatz had spent $745,458 through Oct. 18 and reported $186,300 cash on hand as of Oct. 18.

Four of the late contributors gave the max $6,000: the Hawaii Dental Association; Richard DeWitt, CEO of Royal Hawaiian Movers; Hawaii Marine Cleaning; and Lennon Nishimura, president of ESC Inc.

Other late donors included philanthropist Sharon Twigg-Smith ($3,000); Vicky Cayetano, president of United Laundry Service ($1,000); and the Hawaii Government Employees Association ($1,000).

View Schatz’s report online.

Duke Aiona

Republican candidate Aiona brought in $193,792 in contributions between Oct. 19-29. That brings his total contributions for the election to $3,191,728. His campaign had spent $3,130,000 as of Oct. 18, and Aiona reported $127,342 cash on hand as of Oct. 18.

Seven of the late contributions received were for the max $6,000 limit, including donors James Haynes III, president of Maui Petroleum, and the Friends of Charles Djou.

Several political action committees donated in the latest round, including Tesoro Hawaii ($1,000), Local Union 293 State Legislature Fund ($2,000), American Beverage Association of Washington, D.C. ($5,000) and Hawaii Right to Life ($2,000).

Aiona also received money from church pastors: Grace Young, director of children ministry for the Chinese Lutheran Church of Honolulu ($4,000); Ryan Burns, pastor of Living Stones Church of Kailua-Kona ($1,000); and Richard Lazor, pastor of Ola Nui ($500).

View Aiona’s report online.

Lynn Finnegan

Republican LG candidate Finnegan brought in $68,925 in late contributions. That adds to the $307,660 raised previously, and brings the campaign’s total contributions to $376,585. Finnegan reported $130,243 cash on hand as of Oct. 18.

Eight of Finnegan’s late contributors gave the $6,000 max, including the Friends of Charles Djou, local investor Kimberly Dey and Pleasant Travel Service of California.

Donations from political action committees included $4,000 from the Hawaii Ophthalmological PAC, and $700 each from the Hawaii Medical PAC and Hawaii Island Contractors Association.

View Finnegan’s report online.

Honolulu City Council

Stanley Chang brought in an extra $26,187 between Oct. 19 and 29. That adds to the $239,279 already raised by the campaign, bringing Chang’s total contributions to $265,466. The campaign had spent $201,827 through Oct. 18 and reported $33,453 cash on hand as of Oct. 18.

Some of the larger late contributions included: $4,000 from the Hilton Hawaiian Village, $3,000 from the Hawaii Government Employees Association, $2,000 from Stanley Kuriyama, president and CEO of Alexander & Baldwin, and $1,000 from Art Ushijima, president of the Queen’s Medical Center.

View Chang’s report online.

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