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After being outpolled by Trevor Ozawa by margins of 22 and 41 votes in prior contests, Tommy Waters won by 1,004 in the special election.
More than 32,700 people have already cast ballots in the race to represent East Honolulu.
The native of Chuuk, Micronesia fought for social justice for Pacific Islanders in Hawaii and beyond.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs hasn’t received an increase in revenues from the ceded trust lands in more than a decade.
The long campaign for the right to represent East Honolulu finally ends Saturday for Trevor Ozawa and Tommy Waters.
New homeless count numbers are out.
A new survey finds some Micronesians report missing out on promotions or being denied jobs due to their ethnicity.
UPDATED: The service workers union AiKea Unite Here raised $170,000 in three months to support Waters.
Low-income patients are afraid of going to the doctor and being saddled with co-payments. Unlike U.S. citizens or many green card holders, they aren’t eligible for Medicaid.
If he wins approval in the full Senate, he’ll likely serve as interim director of the agency under fire for its long wait list for homes.