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Updated: The Hawaii attorney general will replace Shan Tsutsui, who abruptly quit for a political strategy job. Deputy AG Russell Suzuki will serve as acting AG.
The state’s campaign finance watchdog says Mayor Alan Arakawa gave thousands of dollars to nonprofits in violation of state law.
The incumbent, who has held just three fundraisers, has raised far less than most sitting governors at this point.
An Oahu lawmaker plans legislation that would require all presidential candidates to release their returns.
Through endorsements and contributions, United Public Workers backed old-guard candidates and others who challenged current leadership.
Credit Civil Beat for coming up with a creative approach to candidate videos. But the resulting coverage could have been more balanced.
“We need a progressive counter-revolution,” says the Hawaii senator, who was elected to a full six-year term Tuesday.
Everyone’s talking about you-know-who, but there were outcomes in local politics also worth keeping top of mind.
The election showed our dark side while the World Series was a glimmer of light about how things ought to be.
The last presidential election in 2012 attracted a 61.9 percent turnout, but that ballot included Hawaii-born Barack Obama.
Tuesday began with the usual polling place rituals. By late that night, change had come to America, overshadowing local races.