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Chad Blair: New Progressive Caucus Hopes To Be A Force At The Legislature

Chad Blair: New Progressive Caucus Hopes To Be A Force At The Legislature

The new caucus will advocate for issues members say are not getting the attention they deserve.

Tulsi Gabbard Launches A Podcast

Tulsi Gabbard Launches A Podcast

The former Hawaii congresswoman seeks to engage with new audiences.

Ige Selects Acasio To Fill Kahele’s Senate Seat

Ige Selects Acasio To Fill Kahele’s Senate Seat

She is a teacher who has served in Democratic Party leadership roles.

Chad Blair: Advocates Again Pushing For Automatic Voter Registration Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Advocates Again Pushing For Automatic Voter Registration

Past proposals have perished at the Hawaii Legislature, but the success of mail-in voting suggests a favorable sea change.

Honolulu Mayor-Elect Blangiardi Announces Key Appointments Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayor-Elect Blangiardi Announces Key Appointments

They include Laura Thielen for Parks and Recreation and Dean Uchida for Planning and Permitting.

Big Island Democrats Select 3 For Senate Vacancy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Big Island Democrats Select 3 For Senate Vacancy

Gov. Ige will now choose the replacement for Kai Kahele.

Seven Democrats Apply To Replace Kahele At Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Seven Democrats Apply To Replace Kahele At Legislature

They include Big Island such notables as Chris Todd, Wil Okabe, Amy Kalili and “Fresh” Onishi.

Chad Blair: A Casino In Kapolei? Don’t Hold Your Breath Flickr: Liji Jinaraj

Chad Blair: A Casino In Kapolei? Don’t Hold Your Breath

A DHHL proposal to build a casino in Kapolei has folks again talking up the idea of legalized gaming in the islands.

Kai Kahele Resigns From Hawaii State Senate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kai Kahele Resigns From Hawaii State Senate

Gov. Ige will select a replacement for the congressman-elect.