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How Martin Hamburger Became A Staple Of Hawaii Politics

How Martin Hamburger Became A Staple Of Hawaii Politics

A Washington advertising consultant made headway in the islands by helping big-name clients who were willing to poke fun at themselves.

Hanabusa’s Legacy in Congress: From Military Spending To A Post Office In Kahala Rep. Colleen Hanabusa

Hanabusa’s Legacy in Congress: From Military Spending To A Post Office In Kahala

In D.C., the Democratic candidate for governor prided herself on funneling military dollars to Hawaii and was a strong advocate for the fishing industry.

Sherry Campagna’s Quest To Unseat Hawaii’s Most Popular Politician Civil Beat

Sherry Campagna’s Quest To Unseat Hawaii’s Most Popular Politician

The challenger must overcome U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s high poll numbers, fundraising prowess and national profile.

Civil Beat Poll: Case Has Big Lead In 6-Way Race For Congress Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Case Has Big Lead In 6-Way Race For Congress

And U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is poised to win re-election by a landslide — again.

In Crowded Race For Congress, Democrats Span Ideological Spectrum Cory Lum/Civil Beat

In Crowded Race For Congress, Democrats Span Ideological Spectrum

Unlike candidates in many blue districts on the mainland, progressives have struggled to find traction in Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District Democratic primary.

Kim Outspends The Pack In Crowded Race For Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kim Outspends The Pack In Crowded Race For Congress

UPDATED The state senator spent $350,000 in the last three months, while former congressman Ed Case loaned himself $150,000.

Katherine Kealoha’s Boyfriend Pleads Guilty To Federal Conspiracy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha’s Boyfriend Pleads Guilty To Federal Conspiracy

UPDATED: “I lied to the grand jury,” Jesse Ebersole says regarding his relationship with the city prosecutor.

Hawaii Politicians Turn Digital Ads Into A Fundraising Bonanza Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Politicians Turn Digital Ads Into A Fundraising Bonanza

Federal candidates, from Tulsi Gabbard to Kaniela Ing, are spreading their messages across the U.S. in the attempt to build name recognition and raise money.

Trump’s Judge Pick From Hawaii Confirmed Despite GOP Pushback Hawaii Office of Attorney General

Trump’s Judge Pick From Hawaii Confirmed Despite GOP Pushback

Mark Bennett’s position on gun control concerned some conservatives who opposed his nomination to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Katherine Kealoha’s Boyfriend Charged With Lying About Their Affair Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha’s Boyfriend Charged With Lying About Their Affair

New court documents say the wife of the former Honolulu police chief and her lover worked together to hide their relationship from federal investigators.

Donna Kim’s Misleading Attack On Her Opponent Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Donna Kim’s Misleading Attack On Her Opponent

The congressional candidate originally said Ed Case missed 48 percent of his votes during his previous tenure in Congress, which is inaccurate.

Hirono Bill Aims To Strengthen Unions Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Bill Aims To Strengthen Unions

Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono was joined by Democratic leaders a day after the Supreme Court ruled against organized labor to try to shore up membership.