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Lt. Gov. Josh Green Officially Announces His Campaign For Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Lt. Gov. Josh Green Officially Announces His Campaign For Governor

The well-funded Democrat pledges to tackle issues such as affordable housing, the high cost of living and homelessness.

Upset About The Corruption Charges? What Are You Going To Do About It? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Upset About The Corruption Charges? What Are You Going To Do About It?

Democrats have such a complete lock on power in Hawaii — and Republicans are so marginalized —  that there may be little political fallout from even these egregious cases.

Neal Milner: Groundhogs Make Lousy Weathermen But Offer Lessons In Politics Getty Images/iStockphoto/2016

Neal Milner: Groundhogs Make Lousy Weathermen But Offer Lessons In Politics

In weather as in politics, don’t focus on whether Punxsutawney Phil nailed it in any given year, but the long track record of furry meteorologists.

Kahele Hints Strongly At 2022 Run For Hawaii Governor Screenshot/2022

Kahele Hints Strongly At 2022 Run For Hawaii Governor

The U.S. congressman says the state is “drifting” and “starving for leadership,” and voters are “not excited” about the current leading candidates.

Why We Removed A Recent Column About Kirk Caldwell Screenshot

Why We Removed A Recent Column About Kirk Caldwell

Political connections are starting to be more of an issue as election season heats up.

Schatz Enjoys $3.9M Campaign War Chest For Senate Reelection Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz Enjoys $3.9M Campaign War Chest For Senate Reelection

Sen. Mazie Hirono, who is not up until 2024, has more than $800,000 in cash on hand.

Josh Green Has An Early Money Lead In 2022 Hawaii Governor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Josh Green Has An Early Money Lead In 2022 Hawaii Governor’s Race

House Finance Chair Sylvia Luke leads the lieutenant governor’s race when it comes to campaign cash raised so far.

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.

Insiders Say US Rep. Kai Kahele Considering A Run For Governor Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2020

Insiders Say US Rep. Kai Kahele Considering A Run For Governor

If the first-term congressman actually enters the race, it will stir up an already crowded Democratic primary.

Longtime Maui Councilman Joins Mayoral Race

Longtime Maui Councilman Joins Mayoral Race

Maui County voters will elect a mayor in November following the nonpartisan August primary.