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Democratic Party Of Hawaii

Party Sues To Stop Bigoted Candidate From Running As Dem kaaihue4congress.com

Party Sues To Stop Bigoted Candidate From Running As Dem

Angela Aulani Kaaihue is running as a Republican in one congressional race and as a Democrat in another. Now Democrats are suing to stop her from claiming she's one of them.
Bernie Delegate May Get Booted From Party Over Flipping The Bird C-SPAN screenshot

Bernie Delegate May Get Booted From Party Over Flipping The Bird

Other top Hawaii Democrats are also under fire for backing well-known Republicans.
Hawaii Democrats To Challenge Kaaihue’s Candidacy Facebook

Hawaii Democrats To Challenge Kaaihue’s Candidacy

UPDATED: The Republican running for the 2nd Congressional District has filed to run as a Democrat in the special election to fill the 1st District seat.
Open Primary System Upheld Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Open Primary System Upheld

A federal appeals court judge said the Democratic Party failed to show a "clear and present danger."
Hawaii Democrats Gather For Continuity As Much As Unity Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Democrats Gather For Continuity As Much As Unity

The morning after the primary election, leaders of Hawaii's ruling political party reveled in their control over the state but called for a concerted march toward Nov. 8.
Caldwell, Djou Headed For Runoff In Honolulu Mayor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell, Djou Headed For Runoff In Honolulu Mayor’s Race

The mayor barely outpolled his primary challenger, but neither candidate garnered a majority of the vote, so they both advance.
Caldwell Touts Democratic Support Caldwell For Mayor

Caldwell Touts Democratic Support

The Honolulu mayor is running campaign ads featuring Gov. David Ige.
Convention Delegate Doesn’t Regret Flipping The Bird In Philly C-SPAN screenshot

Convention Delegate Doesn’t Regret Flipping The Bird In Philly

Hawaii's Democratic Party chair apologized for the actions of Sanders supporter Chelsea Lyons Kent. But Kent isn't apologizing.
How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat

Come November, voters may be asked to elect short-term and long-term replacements for the late Mark Takai.
Hawaii GOP Chair Wants Democratic Senator Removed From The Ballot Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii GOP Chair Wants Democratic Senator Removed From The Ballot

UPDATED: A lawsuit alleges that Sen. Laura Thielen filed incomplete nomination papers with the state Office of Elections.
Djou Gets Some Democratic Support In Campaign For Mayor Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Djou Gets Some Democratic Support In Campaign For Mayor

Ben Cayetano, Walter Heen and Ann Kobayashi want change at Honolulu Hale, even if their favored candidate is a Republican.
Bernie’s Backers Prevail At Democratic State Convention Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bernie’s Backers Prevail At Democratic State Convention

Despite party elite's support of Hillary Clinton, Hawaii Democrats elected a party chair who supports Bernie Sanders.  

August 2018

Sunday, August 12

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

Monday, August 6

No Democratic Party Poll Watchers For Primary

July 2018

Friday, July 20

This Democratic Party Email Promoting Hanabusa Is Raising Eyebrows

June 2018

Wednesday, June 13

Why This New Hawaii Super PAC Has Already Changed Its Name

May 2018

Sunday, May 27

Hawaii’s Future Is At Stake, Hanabusa Tells State Democratic Convention

Saturday, May 26

Ige Takes Shots At Trump To Fire Up Audience At Democratic Convention

March 2018

Friday, March 9

Government Transparency An Early Loser In Legislative Session

January 2018

Wednesday, January 17

Chin’s Opponents Pile On Criticism Of Candidate’s Campaign Manager

September 2017

Tuesday, September 26

Chad Blair: @OahuDemocrats Is A Must-Read For Politicos

August 2017

Tuesday, August 8

Pod Squad: Tim Vandeveer Still A Bernie Backer In Age Of Trump

November 2016

Friday, November 4

Chang Raises, Spends 3 Times More Than Slom In Senate Race

Clinton And Trump Supporters Make Some Noise In Hawaii

September 2016

Friday, September 16

Party Sues To Stop Bigoted Candidate From Running As Dem

Thursday, September 8

Bernie Delegate May Get Booted From Party Over Flipping The Bird

August 2016

Friday, August 26

Hawaii Democrats To Challenge Kaaihue’s Candidacy

Monday, August 15

Open Primary System Upheld

Sunday, August 14

Hawaii Democrats Gather For Continuity As Much As Unity

Saturday, August 13

Caldwell, Djou Headed For Runoff In Honolulu Mayor’s Race

Monday, August 8

Caldwell Touts Democratic Support

July 2016

Wednesday, July 27

Convention Delegate Doesn’t Regret Flipping The Bird In Philly

Wednesday, July 20

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat

June 2016

Thursday, June 16

Hawaii GOP Chair Wants Democratic Senator Removed From The Ballot

Wednesday, June 15

Djou Gets Some Democratic Support In Campaign For Mayor

May 2016

Sunday, May 29

Bernie’s Backers Prevail At Democratic State Convention

Takai Indicates Support For Hanabusa

Saturday, May 28

David Ige On Hawaii Democrats: ‘We Embrace Diversity’

Wednesday, May 25

4 Vie For Democratic Party Chair

Tuesday, May 24

Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress?

Saturday, May 21

Hawaii Republicans Unite Behind Donald Trump, But Not Unanimously

Friday, May 13

Sanders Backers Dispute Delegate Count

Wednesday, May 11

Hirono’s Pineapple PAC Seeks To Help Dems Retake The US Senate

Tuesday, May 10

New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year

March 2016

Tuesday, March 29

Caucus ‘Chaos’: Complaints Follow Hawaii Democrats’ Presidential Preference Poll

Saturday, March 26

Weekend At Bernie’s: Hawaii Democrats Embrace Sanders

Sunday, March 20

Honolulu ‘Feels The Bern’

Tuesday, March 8

Hawaii Republicans Hand Donald Trump Another Victory

Friday, March 4

Hawaii Voters Will Soon Get Their Say On Presidential Races

April 2015

Thursday, April 16

Neal Milner: Should a Democrat Ever Marry a Republican?

December 2012

Thursday, December 20

Who Wants To Be A U.S. Senator?

November 2012

Friday, November 30

Who Will Lead If Inouye and Abercrombie Leave Office?

September 2012

Wednesday, September 26

Democrats Might Censure Sen. Donovan Dela Cruz

August 2012

Thursday, August 23

Almost No Debt for Dems, But GOP Still Owes $66K

May 2012

Saturday, May 26

Abercrombie: ‘There Is A War On Our Basic Values’

Tuesday, May 15

Off The Beat: The Mouse That Roared

February 2012

Tuesday, February 28

New Hawaii Political Boundaries Released

October 2011

Tuesday, October 18

Hawaii’s Early 2012 Donors Still Like Obama

September 2011

Monday, September 26

Hawaii GOP In Dire Financial Need

Wednesday, September 21

GOP Hierarchy Demands Kaauwai’s Resignation

May 2011

Wednesday, May 18

Hawaii GOP: Democrats Outspent Us 3-1 in 2010

September 2010

Monday, September 20

The Day After The 2010 Primary In Pictures