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Chad Blair

Djou: ‘National Attention Is On This Race’

Djou: ‘National Attention Is On This Race’

A Q&A with the Republican front-runner in the 1st Congressional District
Majority of 1st District Voters Likely To Be Unrepresented

Majority of 1st District Voters Likely To Be Unrepresented

Opinion polls suggest the winner of the 1st Congressional District race will not have a majority of the vote. Is that representation?

UPDATE: The Four Bs On Hawaii Politics

Excerpts from a panel discussion with Dan Boylan, Richard Borreca, Jerry Burris and Chad Blair

UPDATE: State Homeless Programs Will Move To DHS

A new law transfers the Homeless Programs Branch of the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to the Department of Human Services.

UPDATE: Special Elections Past and Present

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is taking its marbles and going back to the mainland, but it's a pretty good bet we'll see them and their money again before long.

UPDATE: Honolulu Homeless Flock To New Shelters

Five months after converting tour buses into sleeping quarters for downtown homeless people, the facilities now serve dozens of men, women and children.
Sunday In The Park With ‘Uncle’

Sunday In The Park With ‘Uncle’

Kapiolani Park is a more welcoming place since Honolulu began enforcing new rules against homeless camps. But the homeless who remain say the park is still their home.
Legal Benefits And Implications Of Civil Unions

Legal Benefits And Implications Of Civil Unions

Two documents outline in great detail what civil unions would mean to couples and to the state.