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Kai Kahele Could Have Trouble Financing His Run For Governor Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2020

Kai Kahele Could Have Trouble Financing His Run For Governor

The congressman says his gubernatorial campaign will be grassroots-funded but he’s raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from special interests in the past.

Raking It In: Hawaii’s Federal Delegation Brought More Than $265 Million To The State Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2020

Raking It In: Hawaii’s Federal Delegation Brought More Than $265 Million To The State

Fiscal year 2022 was the first budget cycle in more than a decade in which lawmakers were able to secure funding for pet projects in their states and districts.

Biden Nominates Ex-KPD Officer To Lead US Marshals Office In Hawaii U.S. Marshals Service

Biden Nominates Ex-KPD Officer To Lead US Marshals Office In Hawaii

Michael Contrades was named as a defendant in a federal lawsuit that settled for $1.8 million.

Conservative Group Targets Kahele Over Possible Ethics Violations Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2021

Conservative Group Targets Kahele Over Possible Ethics Violations

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust says the congressman was clearly attending political events in Hawaii instead of casting votes in person in D.C.

Hardly Anyone Is Raising Money To Run Against Kahele, Case Or Schatz Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2020

Hardly Anyone Is Raising Money To Run Against Kahele, Case Or Schatz

UPDATED. Contributions to Kahele fell off in the first quarter of 2022 while Case saw more donations to his campaign and Schatz continued to bring in significant sums.

Questions Raised Over Kai Kahele’s Job With Hawaiian Airlines Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2020

Questions Raised Over Kai Kahele’s Job With Hawaiian Airlines

The first-term Hawaii congressman is an airline pilot who has been picking up flights while also working as an elected official.

Has US Rep. Kai Kahele Given Up On Washington? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Has US Rep. Kai Kahele Given Up On Washington?

The Hawaii congressman, who hasn’t been to the nation’s capital since January, has been having other members cast his votes for months.

Chad Blair: Is Tulsi Gabbard Still A Democrat? Screenshot/2021

Chad Blair: Is Tulsi Gabbard Still A Democrat?

The words and actions of the former Hawaii congresswoman show her to be leaning ever more rightward.

Federal Funds Will Be A ‘Shot In The Arm’ For Hawaii’s Infrastructure Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Federal Funds Will Be A ‘Shot In The Arm’ For Hawaii’s Infrastructure

State transportation officials plan to focus on coastal highways vulnerable to erosion and sea level rise.

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

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.