Democrats are so dominant in Hawaii politics that one might think U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono faces no opponent in the Nov. 6 general election.

In fact, Ron Curtis is the Republican challenger. He joins Pod Squad host Chad Blair via telephone from the Garden Island to make a pitch for his candidacy.

U.S. Senate contender Ron Curtis hopes to unseat longtime politician Mazie Hirono in November.

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