The Legislature has already declined to take up two similar requests that would give the board more time to put in place statewide standards and a certification process for cops.
The proposal is among a package of bills the commission plans to push forward to the Legislature.
But Democratic Sen. Bennette Misalucha and GOP challenger Kelly Kitashima differ on how to diversify the economy and control the state’s budget.
Seven proposed county charter amendments are on the ballot this fall.
Lawyers argue that if not for their current place of residence, the plaintiffs would otherwise be eligible to vote under the overseas voting laws.
Republican and Aloha Aina candidates are challenging Democratic lawmakers in Windward Oahu and Puna.
As campaigns start to ramp up again, unions and other interest groups are donating heavily to candidates and to buy ads in support or opposition.