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Sylvia Luke’s Bid For LG Will ‘Shake Things Up’ At The Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Sylvia Luke’s Bid For LG Will ‘Shake Things Up’ At The Legislature

As Finance Committee chairwoman, Luke controls the money, has command of the details and has made a lot of friends.

Proposed Reapportionment Plans For Oahu Could Mean Painful Political Fallout Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Proposed Reapportionment Plans For Oahu Could Mean Painful Political Fallout

One longtime lawmaker describes the new district maps as a “gerrymander,” and incumbents plan to lobby for changes.

Hawaii Rep. Sylvia Luke Plans To Run For Lieutenant Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Hawaii Rep. Sylvia Luke Plans To Run For Lieutenant Governor

The powerful House Finance chair joins a growing field of Democrats seeking the state’s No. 2 job in 2022.

US Rep. Ed Case Raked In Campaign Cash While Threatening Biden’s Agenda Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

US Rep. Ed Case Raked In Campaign Cash While Threatening Biden’s Agenda

The Hawaii congressman, a fiscal conservative, was one of a handful of Democrats threatening the president’s $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” plan.

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.

Hawaii House Panel Warns It May Hold The State Auditor In Contempt Screenshot

Hawaii House Panel Warns It May Hold The State Auditor In Contempt

Rep. Della Au Belatti tells Les Kondo she wants audit documents by the end of business Wednesday, or else.

Redrawing Hawaii’s Election Districts: ‘People Are Going To Be Pissed’ State Of Hawaii/2010

Redrawing Hawaii’s Election Districts: ‘People Are Going To Be Pissed’

Years ago the political lines were redrawn in ways that clobbered Republicans. Today, the question is which Democrats will take the hit.

Kauai’s First Prosecutor Candidate Files For Special Election Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Kauai’s First Prosecutor Candidate Files For Special Election

Rebecca Like describes herself as a reform-minded candidate who would work to continue former prosecutor Justin Kollar’s legacy.

Veteran Hawaii Republican John Carroll Dead At 91 Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2018

Veteran Hawaii Republican John Carroll Dead At 91

He served the local GOP as party chair and in the state Legislature.

New Ad Campaign Targets Rep. Case Over $3.5T Biden Bill Our Hawaii Action

New Ad Campaign Targets Rep. Case Over $3.5T Biden Bill

The Hawaii congressman has expressed concerns over the size of the spending plan, which includes some of the president’s top priorities such as climate change.