Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: State House District 8 — Ka’apuni Aiwohi

Candidate Q&A: State House District 8 — Ka’apuni Aiwohi

“Any way we can give more power to people instead of self-serving career politicians is a high priority for me.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Erik Ho

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Erik Ho

Continued bickering and playing politics will only leave us stagnant and cause continued stress on our residents.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Doni Chong

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Doni Chong

“I believe the Legislature could benefit from a larger representation of business voices to showcase how government and businesses need to co-exist.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Alan Akao

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Alan Akao

“As a deputy public defender, I am intimately familiar with police and the criminal justice system.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Lisa Marten

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Lisa Marten

“Let police focus on fighting crime. Police should not be charged with managing problems like mentally illness and homelessness, unless an individual is violent.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Scott Grimmer

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Scott Grimmer

“Our isolated location means we’ll never be a manufacturing hub, but we can compete online.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Coby Chock

Candidate Q&A: State House District 51 — Coby Chock

Growing up in Kailua gave me a strong appreciation for the authenticity of a small local town.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 50 — Kanani Souza

Candidate Q&A: State House District 50 — Kanani Souza

“We need to help individuals build wealth so they can thrive in Hawaii, not merely survive.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 50 — Micah Pregitzer

Candidate Q&A: State House District 50 — Micah Pregitzer

​”As a long-time educator, I am committed to fully funding our education system.”