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Chad Blair has been a writer, editor and teacher in Honolulu for more than 25 years. His job as reporter and editor is to cover Hawaii, especially how political decisions impact people and communities.
Chad has worked as a journalist for Pacific Business News, Hawaii Public Radio and Honolulu Weekly. He has taught at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu Community College, Hawaii Pacific University and Chaminade University of Honolulu.
A “military brat,” Chad was born on an Army base in Alabama and later lived with his family in Germany, Illinois, Nebraska and Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, where he edited the school newspaper. He also minored in Spanish and studied for a semester in Mexico.
Chad worked for a year on Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, where he tracked satellites for the U.S. Air Force/NORAD. He then earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in American studies from UH Manoa. His dissertation, “Democracy in Hawaii: Class, Race and Gender in Local Politics” (1996), was published as “Money, Color and Sex in Hawaii Politics” (Mutual Publishing; 1998).
Her work included historic preservation and membership on major boards and commissions.
It helps to ensure the integrity and security of mail-in ballots.
The local party is conducting its presidential primary by mail-in voting and asking voters to rank candidates in order of preference.
Sen. Schatz’s office is directing Hawaii folks to the resource to help families, workers and businesses access funds and assistance.
Doug Domenech says the U.S. is “on the cusp” of extending agreements with three Micronesian nations.
They include the House speaker and Senate president as deadlines for the party-run presidential primary near.
Hawaii’s lieutenant governor said he and the governor talked about working more closely together on the coronavirus crisis.
Updated: After recently naming him as the state’s liaison, Gov. David Ige has now essentially fired Green, a medical doctor, from participating in the coronavirus effort.
Olelo Community Media was scheduled to televise the special meeting at the Capitol Thursday. Now the chamber is reconsidering future broadcasts.
Updated 3/21/20: The party will add another round of mailed balloting for the April 4 presidential contest, but details are still being finalized.
The Hawaii House speaker urges the governor to order “an immediate statewide shutdown” of the state for the next 15 days.