Charles Djou

Charles K. Djou is an adjunct professor at Hawaii Pacific University. He is an Afghanistan war veteran and a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve. Djou served in the U.S. House, Honolulu City Council and Hawaii State House.
An Open Letter To Democrats About Trump

An Open Letter To Democrats About Trump

The party is doomed if it embraces angry, left-wing, populist socialism.

Campaign Corner: A Vote For Ozawa Is A Check On Caldwell Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Campaign Corner: A Vote For Ozawa Is A Check On Caldwell

The rematch in the Honolulu City Council District 4 race will have big consequences.

6 Ways To Reform Hawaii’s Government Cory Lum/Civil Beat

6 Ways To Reform Hawaii’s Government

Policy changes include all mail-in ballots and runoffs between the top two candidates.

Charles Djou: The Courage And Resolve Of John McCain Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Charles Djou: The Courage And Resolve Of John McCain

“I am saddened that our nation has lost a true American hero in the passing of John McCain.”

Charles Djou: Why I’m Leaving The GOP Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Charles Djou: Why I’m Leaving The GOP

The former Republican congressman from Hawaii says he can no longer remain in a party led by Donald Trump.

The Last Word: Charles Djou on Why Voters Should Send Him Back to Congress Courtesy

The Last Word: Charles Djou on Why Voters Should Send Him Back to Congress

I have always been a careful steward of the people’s money.
Djou:  We Need a New Way of Doing Things in Washington Courtesy

Djou: We Need a New Way of Doing Things in Washington

The Republican candidate in the 1st Congressional District race on three federal laws he would change and why.
Charles Djou Answers 10 Questions From Civil Beat Courtesy

Charles Djou Answers 10 Questions From Civil Beat

Want to know where the 1st District congressman stands on key issues? Read his responses and compare them with those of his opponent, Colleen Hanabusa.
Charles Djou: Freedom to Be Independent

Charles Djou: Freedom to Be Independent

I mean the noble freedom to become and achieve whatever one’s heart and talents allow — the kind of freedom that our Declaration of Independence proclaims and our Constitution enshrines.