- Special Projects
Voters narrowly agreed to a measure involving excess state funds but turned down an increase in the financial threshold for jury trials.
Other than Slom and Pouha, incumbents fared well in legislative races. Rhoads, Gates, Holt and Nakamura won open seats.
Colleen Hanabusa will rejoin the congressional delegation after winning two races on the general election ballot.
Individual gifts from the islands totaled $2.2 million to the 2016 presidential candidates.
With few exceptions, Democrats are winning the money game against Republican opponents in key state House and Senate races.
The state campaigns intensify their get-out-the-vote efforts as the polls tighten and Election Day approaches.
In this episode, the mayor and his challenger are asked about a do-over for rail, Oahu’s traffic and urban sprawl.
Save Our City spent nearly $200,000 on anti-Caldwell ads, but it hasn’t been telling voters where the money came from.
A charter amendment would lift a cap on how many people from one party can help redraw Honolulu City Council district boundaries.
The Capitol won’t lose its blue hue, as 25 candidates are unopposed and six Democrats have no Republican challenger.