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Neal Milner

Neal Milner: Getting Serious About Voter Turnout in Hawaii Brian Tseng/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Getting Serious About Voter Turnout in Hawaii

Incremental improvements are better than ambitious solutions when it comes to getting people to vote.
Neal Milner: State-of-the-Art Political Campaign Intimacy Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: State-of-the-Art Political Campaign Intimacy

The most effective campaigns redefine what it means to reach voters.

Neal Milner: Getting Better Political Coverage

Save your interest in gossip for real celebrities, not for political candidates and elected officials.
Neal Milner: Fixing the Sad State of Campaign Coverage in Hawaii

Neal Milner: Fixing the Sad State of Campaign Coverage in Hawaii

UPDATED Political coverage tends to favor the political insiders at the expense of the voter.
Why UH Can’t Get Good Presidents

Why UH Can’t Get Good Presidents

The problem isn't lack of transparency or where the candidates are from.

Why PRP’s Mayoral Campaign Is the Wave of the Future

Effective campaigning may coincidentally be negative.

Lesson from Wisconsin: Hawaii Needs More Anger

People here are disengaged from political life. Anger will help.
The Misguided and Harmful Myth of Bi-Partisanship

The Misguided and Harmful Myth of Bi-Partisanship

It's a nice sentiment from Linda Lingle, but it's not actually what it takes to be an effective U.S. senator.

State of the State Speeches: You Gotta Be A Football Hero

Break out the hurricane popcorn. It's almost time for this year's pep talk.

Do Hawaii Republicans Have a Future?

The party is weaker than it has been in a long time.

Wal-Mart Greeter: A Step Up For the Successful Professional

It's liberating. And you get to wear a smock.