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Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Blangiardi Holds Double-Digit Lead In Honolulu Mayor’s Race Hawaii News Now

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Blangiardi Holds Double-Digit Lead In Honolulu Mayor’s Race

But Hanabusa and Amemiya are tied for second and will likely force a runoff in November.

This New PAC Is Attacking Mayoral Candidate Keith Amemiya Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This New PAC Is Attacking Mayoral Candidate Keith Amemiya

The PAC has not reported where it’s getting its money. The next state report isn’t due until just before the primary.

Colleen Hanabusa: ‘You Don’t Need Someone Who Needs Training Wheels’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Colleen Hanabusa: ‘You Don’t Need Someone Who Needs Training Wheels’

The former congresswoman has two decades of political experience and government service behind her. Now she wants to be Honolulu’s mayor.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Honolulu Mayor’s Race Is Up For Grabs

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Honolulu Mayor’s Race Is Up For Grabs

Blangiardi leads Hanabusa, Amemiya and Pine, but 42% say they are unsure or prefer none of the candidates.

Hanabusa Takes First Steps In Run For Honolulu Mayor Eugene Tanner/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Takes First Steps In Run For Honolulu Mayor

UPDATED: The former U.S. congresswoman would be a marquee name in a potentially large field of candidates.

Missiles, Mac Nuts And Military Money Among Hawaii’s Top Congressional Wins Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Missiles, Mac Nuts And Military Money Among Hawaii’s Top Congressional Wins

As Congress launches into a new two-year session, Civil Beat looked back at some of the delegation’s accomplishments during the first two years of Trump.

Inside Ige’s Political Turnaround — And How Hanabusa Helped Him Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Inside Ige’s Political Turnaround — And How Hanabusa Helped Him

Two natural disasters and an opponent whose overconfident campaign tried to run out the clock helped the governor secure a second term.

Chad Blair: On The Day After, Democratic Dominance On Display Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: On The Day After, Democratic Dominance On Display

As always, winners and losers came together in the same room just hours after the primary for the biennial Unity Breakfast.

Ige Defeats Hanabusa In Democratic Primary For Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Defeats Hanabusa In Democratic Primary For Governor

Incumbent Hawaii Gov. David Ige will be heavily favored in the general election against the GOP nominee, state Rep. Andria Tupola.