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Danny De Gracia: Be Yourself And Vote For the Person You Like, Not The Party Getty Images

Danny De Gracia: Be Yourself And Vote For the Person You Like, Not The Party

This election is your chance to think different and be different. Vote your conscience.

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Forget The City Charter Questions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Forget The City Charter Questions

You can change the course of city government by voting on the ballot measures.

Danny De Gracia: We Need More Than A Restaurant Cash Card For The Jobless Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: We Need More Than A Restaurant Cash Card For The Jobless

State and local officials should consider lining up discounts for all Hawaii residents for necessary products and services, like groceries, gas, even furniture.

Danny De Gracia: Sen. Mazie Hirono Will Tar And Feather Any Trump Court Nominee Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Sen. Mazie Hirono Will Tar And Feather Any Trump Court Nominee

The rush to appoint a new Supreme Court justice before the election will backfire on conservatives and incense the American voters who don’t want a pre-election nominee.

Danny De Gracia: Ask The Candidates How They’re Going To Deal With COVID-19 Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Ask The Candidates How They’re Going To Deal With COVID-19

If we remain indifferent about the people we elect, we have only ourselves to blame when we don’t like the mandates they are imposing on us.

Danny De Gracia: The Growing Disconnect In The War Against COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: The Growing Disconnect In The War Against COVID-19

The public feels micromanaged by what seem like confusing and hard-to-follow emergency restrictions.

Danny De Gracia: Kai Kahele Should Not Get A Free Ride To Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Kai Kahele Should Not Get A Free Ride To Congress

Voters in Hawaii’s Second Congressional District should demand more debates and discussion of the candidates, not just accept the primary winner.

Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Governor Is Failing To Lead Just When We Need Him Most Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Governor Is Failing To Lead Just When We Need Him Most

This is the worst and most dangerous time to have uncertain, inarticulate and wishy-washy leadership.

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Miss This Opportunity To Fix Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Miss This Opportunity To Fix Honolulu

There are many, many reasons you don’t want to sit out this primary election.