Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

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 — Frederic Wirick

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 5 — Frederic Wirick

“To increase revenue, it is time to transition to home rule and for the county to go directly for federal funding.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 5 — Dave Watase

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 5 — Dave Watase

“All too often the community engagement is just a formality with no real outreach and all the listening is done with ears that cannot hear.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 5 — Philmund Lee

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 5 — Philmund Lee

“There needs to be a strategic plan that ensures that there is adequate housing close to the job and work centers to reduce commuting.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 22 — Adrian Tam

Candidate Q&A: State House District 22 — Adrian Tam

“The industry with the most potential to diversify our economy, create good-paying jobs, and benefit our environment is green technology.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 22 — Tom Brower

Candidate Q&A: State House District 22 — Tom Brower

“We need to look for new ways to get people excited about politics.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 22 — Nick Ochs

Candidate Q&A: State House District 22 — Nick Ochs

“We are one of the least infected yet most locked down states. We shut down businesses and killed countless families’ dreams and life’s work.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Prosecutor — Megan Kau

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Prosecutor — Megan Kau

“I do not believe a defendant is entitled to, nor will I tolerate, unlimited opportunities to violate the law.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 30 — Ernesto Ganaden

Candidate Q&A: State House District 30 — Ernesto Ganaden

“Workers themselves should be the majority stockholders in the visitor industry here on the islands.”