Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Mitch Roth

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Mitch Roth

“We need to change the philosophy of our current government from one which sees itself permitting businesses to exist to one that helps businesses succeed.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Paul Bryant

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Paul Bryant

“I would have refused the governor’s suggestion I be the middle man in his TMT problem.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Tante Urban

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Tante Urban

It is my intent to impose a hiring freeze and instead restructure personnel with what we have.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Ikaika Marzo

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Mayor — Ikaika Marzo

Our current system’s housing permit process is slower than a napping honu.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Mayor — John Carroll

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Mayor — John Carroll

“We cannot continue ‘business as usual’ and cannot automatically accept the need for every position occupied by a city/county employee.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 33 — Tracy Arakaki

Candidate Q&A: State House District 33 — Tracy Arakaki

“As a legislator I would make a huge investment into public tele-health.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 33 — Jenny Boyette Howard Chang

Candidate Q&A: State House District 33 — Jenny Boyette

“Working toward a balanced budget will require lawmakers with fortitude to make tough decisions.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Mayor — Bud Stonebraker

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Mayor — Bud Stonebraker

“The government’s job is to get out of the way so the people can diversify the economy.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 8 — Troy Hashimoto

Candidate Q&A: State House District 8 — Troy Hashimoto

“The most important concern for my district is addressing the overcrowding of schools.”