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Case, Kahele Vote For Biden’s $1.75 Trillion Build Back Better Bill Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Case, Kahele Vote For Biden’s $1.75 Trillion Build Back Better Bill

Hawaii Congressman Ed Case and other moderates were apprehensive about the legislation.

Gary Gill Returns To Politics In Bid For State House Submitted

Gary Gill Returns To Politics In Bid For State House

The former Honolulu City Council chair is seeking to fill the seat held by Sylvia Luke.

Josh Green Raises Money On Mainland For Hawaii Governor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Josh Green Raises Money On Mainland For Hawaii Governor’s Race

His absence leaves Hawaii Attorney General Clare Connors to fill in as acting governor while Gov. David Ige is in Scotland.

Keith Amemiya Joins Race For Hawaii Lt. Gov. Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Keith Amemiya Joins Race For Hawaii Lt. Gov.

His entrance raises to five the number of Democrats seeking the office. Will Ron Menor make six?

Hawaii Leading Climate Change Action, Schatz Says Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Hawaii Leading Climate Change Action, Schatz Says

Sen. Brian Schatz is now in Glasgow, Scotland for the UN climate conference and to take part in bilateral climate discussions.

Court Says Hawaii State Auditor’s Working Documents Are Confidential Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Court Says Hawaii State Auditor’s Working Documents Are Confidential

But a judge also ordered Les Kondo’s office to turn over other papers subpoenaed by a House investigative committee.

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.

Kirk Caldwell Prepares To Join The Race For Hawaii Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Kirk Caldwell Prepares To Join The Race For Hawaii Governor

The former Honolulu mayor has yet to formally announce, but he has a campaign website and is holding a big fundraiser next week.

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.