Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 16 — Bennette Misalucha Bennette Misalucha

Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 16 — Bennette Misalucha

“In this time of the pandemic, access to broadband is not just a privilege, it is a right.”

Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 16 — Kelly Kitashima Kelly Kitashima

Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 16 — Kelly Kitashima

“My top priority is kick-starting our local economy through smart tourism.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui Council Makawao-Haiku-Paia District — Mike Molina

Candidate Q&A: Maui Council Makawao-Haiku-Paia District — Mike Molina

“I supported legislation to pursue
 a multistate lawsuit against the oil companies related to climate change.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui Council Makawao-Haiku-Paia District — Aja Eyre

Candidate Q&A: Maui Council Makawao-Haiku-Paia District — Aja Eyre

“I plan to increase involvement in local government, drawing in more of our youth and community, adding optimism, energy and ideas.”

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 Council District 5 — Ikaika Rodenhurst

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 5 — Ikaika Rodenhurst

“Infrastructure is a critical component of our lives that is in dire need of improvement in Puna and Hawaii County.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 5 — Matt Kaneali’i-Kleinfelder

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 5 — Matt Kaneali’i-Kleinfelder

“As one of the few small business owners on the council, my main concern is balancing our budget for at least the next two years.”