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Hawaii Elections Office Wants Ballots Mailed Tuesday Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Elections Office Wants Ballots Mailed Tuesday

Ballots can also be dropped off at drop boxes spread throughout the state and there are still in-person voting options.

Hawaii Voter Turnout Already At 41% Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Hawaii Voter Turnout Already At 41%

Officials ask that voters mail ballots by Tuesday.

Governor Nominates Todd Eddins To Hawaii Supreme Court Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Governor Nominates Todd Eddins To Hawaii Supreme Court

UPDATED: The 1st circuit judge is expected to join a liberal-leaning majority on the state’s highest court.

Governor Approves Next Stage In Oahu Reopening Plan Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Governor Approves Next Stage In Oahu Reopening Plan

More business restrictions will be lifted at midnight.

Gyms, Arcades, Vacation Rentals Could Reopen Thursday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gyms, Arcades, Vacation Rentals Could Reopen Thursday

Those are among the business restrictions that could be lifted with Oahu’s move to Tier 2 of its reopening plan.

In Hawaii, Your Ballot Has To Be In By 7 p.m. On Election Day. Here’s Why Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

In Hawaii, Your Ballot Has To Be In By 7 p.m. On Election Day. Here’s Why

Eighteen other states will still accept a ballot if it’s postmarked by Election Day.

Former UPW Officials Sue Union Over Ousters Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former UPW Officials Sue Union Over Ousters

Attorneys for the officials say they were not granted due process rights.

Police Standards Board Asking For More Time, Money — Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Police Standards Board Asking For More Time, Money — Again

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.

Campaign Spending Commission: Ad Reporting Law Needs Changed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Campaign Spending Commission: Ad Reporting Law Needs Changed

The proposal is among a package of bills the commission plans to push forward to the Legislature.