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Candidates 2022

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Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 25 — Brian Lauro

Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 25 — Brian Lauro

“Laws need to be passed to eliminate government corruption and the mishandling of crises like Covid-19.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 8 — David Tarnas

Candidate Q&A: State House District 8 — David Tarnas

“I support providing a General Excise Tax exemption for food, medicine and health care.”

Candidate Q&A: Governor — Josh Green

Candidate Q&A: Governor — Josh Green

“Housing must be considered a human right. That is how my administration will approach affordable housing and homelessness.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 37 — Eric Sarrafian

Candidate Q&A: State House District 37 — Eric Sarrafian

“I would implement term limits to make sure new blood gets into office that can handle the new challenges of an ever-changing world.”

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 4 — Gregory Lum Ho

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 4 — Gregory Lum Ho

“Solar, wind and even ocean energy are all available to us here on Hawaii Island. Let’s harvest as much of that energy as we can.”

Candidate Q&A: State House District 42 — Lori Goeas

Candidate Q&A: State House District 42 — Lori Goeas

“We have performance appraisal reviews (PAR) and evaluations for almost every other state position; why not institute a PAR for legislators?”

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council — Ross Kagawa

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council — Ross Kagawa

“We could create unique tax breaks or initiatives that pay sellers of homes to sell to local residents at discounts that may be subsidized.”

Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District — Brendan Schultz

Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District — Brendan Schultz

“The solution to our health dystopia is to adopt a public health care system similar to every other country in the developed world.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Kahului District — Cara Flores

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Kahului District — Cara Flores

“The county needs to make sure housing built for our workforce is for residents’ purchase only and will stay affordable in perpetuity.”

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council — Lila Metzger

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council — Lila Metzger

“The county needs to look at what kind of outside contracts they have and see if these goods or services could be provided by local vendors.”