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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.

Former House Speaker Eyes Open Honolulu City Council Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former House Speaker Eyes Open Honolulu City Council Seat

Candidates are already lining up to replace longtime Rep. Calvin Say but there’s still time for more.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Stakes Are High For Hawaiians To Get Out The Vote Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Stakes Are High For Hawaiians To Get Out The Vote

Hawaiians should organize a mass voting effort by using the same social media networks that made movements over the past year so powerful.

Caldwell Raises Nearly $300K For 2022 Governor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Raises Nearly $300K For 2022 Governor’s Race

The Honolulu mayor has far outpaced others who have lined up this far in advance.

Hawaii GOP Goes All-In For Trump Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii GOP Goes All-In For Trump

The Hawaii Republican Party has canceled its presidential preference poll, joining five other states.

How The Counties Are Preparing For All-Mail Voting Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How The Counties Are Preparing For All-Mail Voting

The state will switch to an all-mail voting system for the 2020 elections.

Why The Fight Against The Kahuku Turbines Matters Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why The Fight Against The Kahuku Turbines Matters

Winning the war against climate change requires socially equitable solutions.

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.

Chad Blair: It Looks Like All-Mail Voting Is Finally On Its Way Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: It Looks Like All-Mail Voting Is Finally On Its Way

The Office of Elections is already working to implement a measure that is still sitting on the governor’s desk.

Chad Blair: How To Pick A President Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: How To Pick A President

The Democratic Party of Hawaii has asked members for input on its 2020 presidential preference poll.

Finish The Job: Legislators Making Progress On Elections, Government Ethics Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Finish The Job: Legislators Making Progress On Elections, Government Ethics

Dozens of bills introduced by the state House and Senate augur well for major improvements if lawmakers can actually seal the deals.