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Chad Blair

Rep. Case: Trump Must ‘Reverse Course’ On Postal Service Interference Cory Lum

Rep. Case: Trump Must ‘Reverse Course’ On Postal Service Interference

The Hawaii congressman says the president is undermining a trusted and vital institution in order to disrupt voting by mail.

Chad Blair: TV Anchor Joe Moore Stuns Viewers With Dubious Report On COVID-19

Chad Blair: TV Anchor Joe Moore Stuns Viewers With Dubious Report On COVID-19

The popular longtime newscaster aired what he calls a legitimate study that shows the novel coronavirus originated as a Chinese bioweapon.

Veteran Hawaii Lobbyist John Radcliffe Dead At 78 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Veteran Hawaii Lobbyist John Radcliffe Dead At 78

He helped lead the fight to legalize medical aid in dying.

Chad Blair: The Primary That Upset Hawaii’s Mango Cart Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: The Primary That Upset Hawaii’s Mango Cart

A desire for new blood felled or threatened political veterans and fueled the campaigns of hungry newcomers, all under a new system of voting.

US House: Kahele, Case Easily Win Primaries Cory Lum/Civil Beat

US House: Kahele, Case Easily Win Primaries

There was little drama in the races to represent Hawaii in Congress, with Kai Kahele easily staving off challengers and Ed Case running unopposed.

Honolulu Prosecutor: Steve Alm Finishes First, Megan Kau Second Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Honolulu Prosecutor: Steve Alm Finishes First, Megan Kau Second

Kau edged Jacquie Esser to advance to a runoff with Alm in November.

Hawaii Democrats Select Lobbyist as New Party Chair

Hawaii Democrats Select Lobbyist as New Party Chair

Tyler Dos Santos-Tam succeeds Kate Stanley for a new two-year term.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Hawaii Voters Don’t Like School, Tourism Reopen Plans

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Hawaii Voters Don’t Like School, Tourism Reopen Plans

Most think travel and other restrictions have worked. Meanwhile, Biden is far more popular than Trump, in part because of their very different views on COVID-19.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Blangiardi Holds Double-Digit Lead In Honolulu Mayor’s Race Hawaii News Now

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Blangiardi Holds Double-Digit Lead In Honolulu Mayor’s Race

But Hanabusa and Amemiya are tied for second and will likely force a runoff in November.