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VIDEO: The Job Interview — Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Mufi Hannemann

VIDEO: The Job Interview — Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Mufi Hannemann

In an hourlong conversation, the candidate fields questions from Civil Beat and Hawaii News Now on leadership, property taxes, tourism and the economic crisis due to COVID-19.

Honolulu Is On The Brink Of A New Political Era Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Is On The Brink Of A New Political Era

“The whole nature of city politics will be transformed after November,” says political analyst Colin Moore.

Hawaii Elections 2020: Primary Election Ballot Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Hawaii Elections 2020: Primary Election Ballot

Hundreds of candidates have filed to run in the 2020 primary. This resource guide will help you figure out who to vote for.

New Party Hopes To Give Hawaii Legislative Incumbents A Run For Their Money Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Party Hopes To Give Hawaii Legislative Incumbents A Run For Their Money

The lineup for more than 100 elective offices is shaping up as the 2020 election season gets underway.

Running For Office During A Pandemic? It’s Tough For Newcomers Courtesy

Running For Office During A Pandemic? It’s Tough For Newcomers

Some non-incumbents running for elective office in Hawaii are focused on public health as they also seek to gain political traction.

Chad Blair: Hawaii Democrats On ‘Leading Edge’ In Picking POTUS

Chad Blair: Hawaii Democrats On ‘Leading Edge’ In Picking POTUS

The local party is conducting its presidential primary by mail-in voting and asking voters to rank candidates in order of preference.

Ad Watch: Amemiya Leans On Sports Record In New TV Spots Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ad Watch: Amemiya Leans On Sports Record In New TV Spots

The mayoral candidate lacks a political history, so he’s turned to his background in local sports to attract potential voters.