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This Ewa Senate Race Between A Lobbyist And A Lawmaker Is Getting Hot Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Ewa Senate Race Between A Lobbyist And A Lawmaker Is Getting Hot

Rep. Matt LoPresti says Senate President Ron Kouchi is distorting the facts to help lobbyist Alicia Maluafiti win the election.

Hanabusa Attacks Ige’s 2005 Vote Against Environmental Fund Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Attacks Ige’s 2005 Vote Against Environmental Fund

Ige says he doesn’t remember why he voted against creation of the Legacy Land Conservation Program, but that he supports it now.

Hanabusa Softens Criticism Of Ige But Stays On Message Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Softens Criticism Of Ige But Stays On Message

The Democratic candidate for governor fields questions on rail, super PACs, homelessness and women.

Lawyer Vs. Engineer: Governor’s Race A Battle Of Leadership Styles Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawyer Vs. Engineer: Governor’s Race A Battle Of Leadership Styles

Personalities, not ideologies, are at the heart of the contest between incumbent David Ige and Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa.

Tupola Leaves GOP Challengers Behind In Campaign Money Race Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Tupola Leaves GOP Challengers Behind In Campaign Money Race

John Carroll and Ray L’Heureux struggled to raise funds in the Republican primary election for governor.

Ige, Hanabusa Power Up Their Fundraising Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, Hanabusa Power Up Their Fundraising

UPDATED In the lieutenant governor’s race, state Sen. Josh Green has raised and spent the most cash.

Why Union Support Matters In The Hawaii Governor’s Race Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Why Union Support Matters In The Hawaii Governor’s Race

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has gathered the majority of big labor endorsements, but incumbent Gov. David Ige has the support of teachers.

How Capitol Connections Helped A Nonprofit Win A State Grant Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Capitol Connections Helped A Nonprofit Win A State Grant

Two Hawaii lawmakers voted to give public money to an animal support organization while sitting on its board of directors.

Ige, Hanabusa Spar Over LG, Special Interests And False Missile Alert Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, Hanabusa Spar Over LG, Special Interests And False Missile Alert

A televised debate between the leading Democratic candidates for governor offered familiar rhetoric mixed with lively jabs over fresh topics.

Political Intrigue: What This Consultant Is Doing In Hawaii Is A Mystery Courtesy: S360

Political Intrigue: What This Consultant Is Doing In Hawaii Is A Mystery

Strategies 360 won’t reveal a single client or issue it’s supporting in the islands. But the company has assembled a stable of well-known local talent.

Ige: Hawaii Not Ready For Police Standards Board Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: Hawaii Not Ready For Police Standards Board

A bill to create the board passed unanimously, but if the governor follows through on his intent-to-veto list, Hawaii will remain the only state without one.

Campaign Cash: A Tale Of Two Bert Kobayashis Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Campaign Cash: A Tale Of Two Bert Kobayashis

Two longtime Honolulu political donors with the same name are going different directions in the Hawaii governor’s race.