Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Molokai District — Stacy Crivello

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Molokai District — Stacy Crivello

“A stronger partnership with community and law enforcement will help to counter the supply and  demands of drug infiltration.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council East District — Shane Sinenci

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council East District — Shane Sinenci

“I am proposing a Department of Agriculture for Maui County.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council East District — Claire Carroll

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council East District — Claire Carroll

“I would have not voted for a staff salary increase. It was inappropriate while a large part of our community remains unemployed.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Prosecutor — Christopher Bridges

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Prosecutor — Christopher Bridges

“I will promote the elimination of cash bail for non-violent offenders and only seek cash bail where the defendant truly poses a threat to our community or is a serious flight risk.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 7 — Jacob Aki

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 7 — Jacob Aki

By reforming the way government operates and building trust with the community, I believe that we can emerge stronger and more resilient.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 9 — Tim Richards Anna Pacheco

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 9 — Tim Richards

“Before us is a rare opportunity to redesign and retool our economy as a whole.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 9 — Ranae Keane

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 9 — Ranae Keane

“The big idea I have for Hawaii is to pursue ‘voluntourism’ through a public-private partnership.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 9 — Philip Aiona Patrick O'Leary

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 9 — Philip Aiona

“With our vast lands, energy sources, educational institutions and political will, Hawaii County has an array of possible economic industries.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 3 — Shannon Matson

Candidate Q&A: State House District 3 — Shannon Matson

“We need to work to get fully publicly funded elections and establish term limits to help end career politician dominance at the state level.”