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From Now Through Nov. 8, Every Day Is Election Day In Hawaii Flickr.com

From Now Through Nov. 8, Every Day Is Election Day In Hawaii

Plenty of people have their ballots in hand, but there are a lot of decisions to make. Check out our coverage so far and what's still to come.
Djou Says Caldwell Lied About Bank Compensation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou Says Caldwell Lied About Bank Compensation

But the mayor's political advisers say the ethics complaint is just a campaign ploy.
Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council — Shane Sinenci

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council — Shane Sinenci

"County government needs to support the state's affordable housing initiatives and fast-track those projects that will put families in homes."
Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 1 — Kaialiʻi Kahele

Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 1 — Kaialiʻi Kahele

"Hawaii Island has the highest unemployment rate in the state at almost 5.0 percent ... I am committed to growing my island's economy."
Almost Three-Quarters Of Voters Want To Strengthen Police Panel PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Almost Three-Quarters Of Voters Want To Strengthen Police Panel

In other issues raised by charter amendments, they aren't hot on extending term limits or dedicating a portion of property taxes to the zoo.
Todd Simmons: What A Clinton Win, Senate Flip Might Mean Scrumshus via Wikimedia Commons

Todd Simmons: What A Clinton Win, Senate Flip Might Mean

With Democrats holding the White House and a Senate majority, functionality might return to the federal government.
Voters Asked To Strengthen Honolulu Police Commission Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Voters Asked To Strengthen Honolulu Police Commission

But the commission's newest member questions whether it would use the additional authority.
Caldwell Up 7 Points Over Djou In Honolulu Mayor’s Race Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Caldwell Up 7 Points Over Djou In Honolulu Mayor’s Race

Trump is far behind Clinton among Oahu voters. That may hurt Republican Djou even though the mayor's race is nonpartisan.
Judge: Angela Kaaihue’s Name To Remain On Ballot — Twice kaaihue4congress.com

Judge: Angela Kaaihue’s Name To Remain On Ballot — Twice

She is running as a Democrat for one congressional seat and as a Republican for another — to the chagrin of both parties.
Denby Fawcett: Why Some Hawaii Women Still Like Donald Trump Denby Fawcett

Denby Fawcett: Why Some Hawaii Women Still Like Donald Trump

Despite his creepy sexual remarks and alleged groping, some female voters still think he should be president.