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From Now Through Nov. 8, Every Day Is Election Day In Hawaii Flickr.com

From Now Through Nov. 8, Every Day Is Election Day In Hawaii

Plenty of people have their ballots in hand, but there are a lot of decisions to make. Check out our coverage so far and what’s still to come.

Civil Beat Draws On Local Talent To Bring Back Cartooning Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Draws On Local Talent To Bring Back Cartooning

Meet Waipahu native Caleb Hartsfield, a recent UH graduate who debuts today as our cartoonist.

We Had A Few Basic Questions For Candidates — Some Never Answered Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We Had A Few Basic Questions For Candidates — Some Never Answered

There's still time for candidates to take advantage of Civil Beat's offer to tell voters where they stand on important issues.
10 Vie In CD1 Special Vote Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

10 Vie In CD1 Special Vote

They will be on the November ballot for the right to fill out the remainder of the late Mark Takai's congressional term.
Hepatitis In 2nd Flight Attendant Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hepatitis In 2nd Flight Attendant

Both work for Hawaiian Airlines. In the latest case, the attendant served food and beverages on four flights from July 31 to Aug. 12.
Update: Hepatitis Source Found Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Update: Hepatitis Source Found

The Department of Health blames raw sushi served at Genki Sushi restaurants and orders them closed "to protect the public."
Darby Moves On After Drenching Islands; Cleanup Begins Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Darby Moves On After Drenching Islands; Cleanup Begins

UPDATED: The tropical storm dumped 7 inches of rain on East Oahu in three hours.
Here’s What Hawaii Political Candidates Want You To Know Before You Vote

Here’s What Hawaii Political Candidates Want You To Know Before You Vote

But many of those who want your vote this year are still giving us the silent treatment as the Aug. 13 primary approaches.
AG: Ige Had Right To Change PUC Cory Lum/Civil Beat

AG: Ige Had Right To Change PUC

The governor obtained the AG's legal opinion before appointing Tom Gorak to replace Mike Champley on the Public Utilities Commission.
In Their Own Words: Candidates Respond To Civil Beat Surveys Gregory Yamamoto

In Their Own Words: Candidates Respond To Civil Beat Surveys

With campaign season well under way for the Aug. 13 primary, we're publishing the views of candidates for offices throughout Hawaii.

Schatz Releases Marine Reserve Plan

The Hawaii senator asks President Obama to make the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument the world's biggest marine protected area.
$5M For Hawaii Missile Defense Cory Lum/Civil Beat

$5M For Hawaii Missile Defense

The U.S. House OKs shifting the money within the 2017 Defense Department appropriation bill, says Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.