Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District — Joe Webster

Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District — Joe Webster

“I am running as centrist. I hope that more candidates can come out and do the same.”

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs At-Large Trustee — John Waihe‘e IV

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs At-Large Trustee — John Waihe‘e IV

“I think that the money OHA has distributed through our grants and low-interest loan programs has substantially contributed to improving the lives of Native Hawaiians.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Cullan Bell

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Cullan Bell

“I’m a fighter. I’ll fight for my home till my last breath. This is our house. We’re taking it back.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Lisa Marten

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Lisa Marten

“I want to create more residential options, with a range of mental health services, on the Windward side and intensify outreach to get people into treatment and off the street.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 6 — Kirstin Kahaloa

Candidate Q&A: State House District 6 — Kirstin Kahaloa

“By moving toward a more regenerative model, tourism can drive the economic diversification that leaders in Hawaii have talked about for decades.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 38 — Marilyn Lee

Candidate Q&A: State House District 38 — Marilyn Lee

“I believe that the aerospace industry needs to be encouraged and this is a great opportunity for all those STEM students to look for in the future. How about space tourism?”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 46 — Cross Makani Crabbe

Candidate Q&A: State House District 46 — Cross Makani Crabbe

“I would like to implement a civic education curriculum in our schools that also incorporates paths into local job fields.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 17 — Michael Wilson

Candidate Q&A: State House District 17 — Michael Wilson

“Lower taxes by shrinking the size of government, which would put more money in the hands of the middle class.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 42 — Anthony Makana Paris

Candidate Q&A: State House District 42 — Anthony Makana Paris

“Let’s prioritize housing our local families through developing public rentals and rent-to-own and fee-units with residency and resale stipulations that keep them from turning into more investment properties.”