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Constitutional Changes And Legal Challenges Loom As Redistricting Commission Wraps Up Work Screenshot/2022

Constitutional Changes And Legal Challenges Loom As Redistricting Commission Wraps Up Work

State lawmakers want to change the way the commission counts military personnel and college students.

Hawaii Reapportionment Commission Approves Final Legislative Maps Screenshot/2022

Hawaii Reapportionment Commission Approves Final Legislative Maps

Area residents who testified at a commission meeting Friday warned of potential lawsuits to overturn the maps.

West Hawaii May Get House Seat As Reapportionment Shake-Up Continues Screenshot

West Hawaii May Get House Seat As Reapportionment Shake-Up Continues

The Big Island could have eight seats in the 51-member Hawaii House as the state redistricting process continues and new maps emerge.

The Big Island Is Set To Gain A House Seat As Reapportionment Restarts Screenshot: Hawaii Reapportionment Commission/2021

The Big Island Is Set To Gain A House Seat As Reapportionment Restarts

New legislative maps could be out as soon as next week, and public comment is sought.

Inconsistencies In Data From US Military May Hold Up Hawaii Redistricting Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Inconsistencies In Data From US Military May Hold Up Hawaii Redistricting

Hawaii’s redistricting process will move forward while a commission that redraws political boundaries awaits accurate data.

Can The Hawaii Reapportionment Commission Solve This Political ‘Jigsaw Puzzle’? Screenshot

Can The Hawaii Reapportionment Commission Solve This Political ‘Jigsaw Puzzle’?

Residents have drafted proposed reapportionment plans ahead of a public comment period set to start Tuesday.

The Plan To Redraw Hawaii’s Political Lines Goes Out For Public Comment Screenshot

The Plan To Redraw Hawaii’s Political Lines Goes Out For Public Comment

The redistricting commission is moving a widely disliked plan forward while an alternate plan drafted by a Kailua resident is getting some support.

New Hawaii Election Districts Are Drawing Fire Screenshot Hawaii Reapportionment Commission/2021

New Hawaii Election Districts Are Drawing Fire

Some lawmakers say they feel targeted by the new plans while the Hawaii Reapportionment Commission also faced accusations of gerrymandering certain districts.

Redistricting Panel: No Changes In Hawaii Legislative Seats Screenshot

Redistricting Panel: No Changes In Hawaii Legislative Seats

Public testimony centered on whether the commission removed the correct number of military from Hawaii’s population count.