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Case, Tokuda Dominate The Democratic Money Race For Congress Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2021

Case, Tokuda Dominate The Democratic Money Race For Congress

In terms of pulling in campaign contributions, former state Sen. Jill Tokuda and U.S. Rep. Ed Case have so far maintained their frontrunner status in the Democratic primary.

Crypto Super PAC Launches Ad Campaign In Support Of Patrick Branco In CD2 Race Patrick Branco for Congress

Crypto Super PAC Launches Ad Campaign In Support Of Patrick Branco In CD2 Race

Federal records show that Web3 Forward, which backs Democrats for Congress, has spent more than $250,000 on advertising in the Hawaii race.

The Fight To Save A Top Hawaii Defense Contractor As Federal Fraud Charges Swirl Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

The Fight To Save A Top Hawaii Defense Contractor As Federal Fraud Charges Swirl

Longtime Honolulu businessman Steven Loui is trying to salvage the company he founded more than 40 years ago as its recent CEO, Martin Kao, faces criminal charges over federal pandemic relief funds.

Hawaii’s Congressional District 2 Race: Veteran Tokuda Vs. Newcomer Branco Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2020

Hawaii’s Congressional District 2 Race: Veteran Tokuda Vs. Newcomer Branco

The CD 2 seat is open with the departure of Kai Kahele but the contest drew little interest from the state’s political office-seekers.

Title IX And The Future of Democracy: A Conversation With Wendy Mink Submitted: Gwendolyn Mink/1993

Title IX And The Future of Democracy: A Conversation With Wendy Mink

Wendy Mink talks about the many struggles her mother faced while navigating a political world dominated by men.

Political Newcomer Sergio Alcubilla Is Seeking To Oust US Rep. Ed Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Political Newcomer Sergio Alcubilla Is Seeking To Oust US Rep. Ed Case

Alcubilla admits his candidacy is a long shot, but he’s hoping his stance on social spending will propel him in the Democratic primary.

Biden Withdraws Ex-KPD Chief’s Nomination After Retaliation Accusations Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Biden Withdraws Ex-KPD Chief’s Nomination After Retaliation Accusations

The president nominated Michael Contrades for U.S. Marshal despite his involvement in a federal lawsuit that ended in a nearly $2 million settlement.

A Progressive Super PAC Seeks To Change Hawaii Politics Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

A Progressive Super PAC Seeks To Change Hawaii Politics

Our Hawaii Action is creating a super PAC and 501(c)4 dark money group to influence voters in favor of progressive candidates.

Hawaii GOP Wants Republican Senators To Block Biden’s Nominee For US Marshal Hawaii News Now

Hawaii GOP Wants Republican Senators To Block Biden’s Nominee For US Marshal

Michael Contrades was named as a defendant in a federal retaliation lawsuit that settled in 2020 for nearly $2 million.