Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: State House District 3 — Frederick Fogel

Candidate Q&A: State House District 3 — Frederick Fogel

“We live on islands that can and should be completely self-sufficient if given the chance.”

Candidate Q&A: U.S. House District 1 — Ed Case

Candidate Q&A: U.S. House District 1 — Ed Case

“Necessary reforms include lockboxing Social Security trust funds to be applied solely to Social Security payments.”

Candidate Q&A: U.S. House District 1 — Nancy Olson

Candidate Q&A: U.S. House District 1 — Nancy Olson

“If I had all my Social Security and FICA taxes in my pocket, invested at a mere 4% the amount is staggering.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Kukana Kama-Toth

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Kukana Kama-Toth

“We have an opportunity to reintroduce Hawaii to the world and it has already started through the protections of sacred spaces.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Neil Azevedo

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Neil Azevedo

“The most pressing issue facing our island is regarding missing children and human trafficking.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Mike Ruggles

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Mike Ruggles

“I would take the money that other candidates would spend to bring back tourism, and invest it in sustainable agriculture and all the small businesses.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Yumi Kawano

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Yumi Kawano

“Yes we must bring back some of ‘the good all days’ of trading and buying from one another.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Ted Shaneyfelt

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Ted Shaneyfelt

“Reward frugality. Promote those who practice it rather than those who enlarge their department size.”

 

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Bob Fitzgerald

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Bob Fitzgerald

We have very smart, influential success stories here, and we need to have local government partner with them.