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Chad Blair

Hawaii GOP Elects New Party Chair, Other Officials Hawaii GOP/2021

Hawaii GOP Elects New Party Chair, Other Officials

The focus now is on the 2022 elections and getting more Republicans in office.

Maui Democrats Narrow English Successor To Three Candidates DPH

Maui Democrats Narrow English Successor To Three Candidates

Gov. Ige has until June 30 to name the new state senator representing Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and parts of Maui.

Six Democrats Apply For Senate District 7 Seat

Six Democrats Apply For Senate District 7 Seat

Three names chosen by party members Saturday will be transmitted to the governor.

Chad Blair: Why We Drink So Much During The Pandemic Flickr: TIGER500

Chad Blair: Why We Drink So Much During The Pandemic

Many of us are anxious, lonely and depressed, obviously. But it’s not a healthy trend.

Former Marshall Islands President Joins EWC Board Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former Marshall Islands President Joins EWC Board

Hilda Heine is a current Member of Parliament in the RMI.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Voters Split Over Recreational Marijuana Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Voters Split Over Recreational Marijuana

The Hawaii Legislature chose not to advance a bill this year to make pot legal, even as more states progress in the opposite direction.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Majority Of Oahu Voters Oppose Rail Project Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Majority Of Oahu Voters Oppose Rail Project

But 44% say it should go all the way to Ala Moana Center instead of shortening the 20-mile route.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Hawaii Voters Really, Really Like Lt. Gov. Josh Green Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Hawaii Voters Really, Really Like Lt. Gov. Josh Green

But Gov. David Ige gets low marks as does Speaker Scott Saiki, the Legislature and former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Most People Surveyed In Hawaii Say They Will Get Vaccinated Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Most People Surveyed In Hawaii Say They Will Get Vaccinated

Only 12% say they have chosen not to be immunized for COVID-19. There is also support for vaccine passports and employer mandates.