Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Dennis Nakasato

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Dennis Nakasato

“Our local families cannot outbid those who are buying homes by their willingness to spend big and build big only to turn these homes into investor rentals.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Traci Toguchi

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Traci Toguchi

“I don’t believe it is time to raise property tax rates to help meet city obligations since the pandemic continues to present uncertainty with constantly changing conditions. “

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Chance Naʻauao-Ota

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Chance Naʻauao-Ota

“With an uptick in violent crime I find myself worrying about my family, the people I work with at the YMCA, even my neighbors.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Chad Wolke

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Chad Wolke

“The biggest issues facing Oahu are lack of accountability, inefficiency and blatant corruption in our government.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Nalani Jenkins

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 6 — Nalani Jenkins

“As public servants, the safety of our citizens must be our No. 1 priority.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Mike Victorino

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Mike Victorino

“Maui County is a community first and a visitor destination second. We lost that balance, and it’s time to restore it.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Alana Kay

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Alana Kay

“We need an administration that understands island hydrology (the way the water flows) and everything we do needs to be done in harmony with it.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Mike Molina

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Mike Molina

“It makes more sense to prioritize developing housing for working families before developing new hotels and other visitor accommodations.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Kelly King

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Mayor — Kelly King

“We now have multiple projects in South Maui targeting the lowest-income brackets.”