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Central Oahu Senate Candidates Want To Help Businesses Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Central Oahu Senate Candidates Want To Help Businesses

But Democratic Sen. Bennette Misalucha and GOP challenger Kelly Kitashima differ on how to diversify the economy and control the state’s budget.

Maui Voters Will Decide On New Ag Dept, Managing Director And More Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Maui Voters Will Decide On New Ag Dept, Managing Director And More

Seven proposed county charter amendments are on the ballot this fall.

Former Hawaii Residents Sue Over Absentee Ballot Access Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Former Hawaii Residents Sue Over Absentee Ballot Access

Lawyers argue that if not for their current place of residence, the plaintiffs would otherwise be eligible to vote under the overseas voting laws.

Board Of Water Supply Warns Of Robocalls Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Board Of Water Supply Warns Of Robocalls

The agency says a customer reported receiving a call asking for her social security number.

Hawaii House Lawmakers Look To Capture Open Senate Seats Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii House Lawmakers Look To Capture Open Senate Seats

Republican and Aloha Aina candidates are challenging Democratic lawmakers in Windward Oahu and Puna.

Hawaii PACs Pump Another $500K Into Local Campaigns Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii PACs Pump Another $500K Into Local Campaigns

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.

University Of Hawaii Executives To Take Pay Cuts Cory Lum/Civil Beat

University Of Hawaii Executives To Take Pay Cuts

The cuts will come as the state ponders furloughs for public employees.

Why Is This New Super PAC Spending Big Bucks On Maui Council Races? Screenshot

Why Is This New Super PAC Spending Big Bucks On Maui Council Races?

Little is known about Hui O Maui Citizens For Change but the group is backing conservative-leaning members.