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Shoo-In Candidates For Congress Raise Nearly $1M, Spend More Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Shoo-In Candidates For Congress Raise Nearly $1M, Spend More

Brian Schatz, Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa are not worried about losing this year, but they are making moves for their future.

From Now Through Nov. 8, Every Day Is Election Day In Hawaii Flickr.com

From Now Through Nov. 8, Every Day Is Election Day In Hawaii

Plenty of people have their ballots in hand, but there are a lot of decisions to make. Check out our coverage so far and what’s still to come.

Denby Fawcett: Why Some Hawaii Women Still Like Donald Trump Denby Fawcett

Denby Fawcett: Why Some Hawaii Women Still Like Donald Trump

Despite his creepy sexual remarks and alleged groping, some female voters still think he should be president.

Both Mayoral Candidates Ask: Better Off Than 4 Years Ago? Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Both Mayoral Candidates Ask: Better Off Than 4 Years Ago?

Mayor Kirk Caldwell steals challenger Charles Djou’s frequently asked question, but supplies very different answers.

Pod Squad: What’s Up With The Lack of Mayoral Debates?

Pod Squad: What’s Up With The Lack of Mayoral Debates?

The 2016 elections are coming at a time that political debates are changing, and not for the better.

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Vie For Coveted Kupuna Vote Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Vie For Coveted Kupuna Vote

The city's high cost of living and public safety are on the minds of AARP Hawaii members, who shared their concerns during a "tele-town hall" Saturday morning.
9/11 Becomes Boiling Point In Honolulu Mayoral Debate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

9/11 Becomes Boiling Point In Honolulu Mayoral Debate

UPDATED: The city faces major contemporary challenges, but Caldwell and Djou battled over the response to the 2001 terror attacks.
Hawaii Candidates Are Sick Of Answering So Many Questions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Candidates Are Sick Of Answering So Many Questions

As special interest groups, labor unions and the media try to nail them down on issues, office-seekers decide which groups to respond to.
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.
Djou Rakes In Campaign Cash, Caldwell Spends Heavily Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou Rakes In Campaign Cash, Caldwell Spends Heavily

The latest campaign finance filings in the Honolulu mayor's race were made public Friday.
Three Fundraisers For Caldwell Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Three Fundraisers For Caldwell

They were all within the last week, bringing the grand total to 41 fundraisers since he was elected in 2012.
Djou: No Tax Increase For Honolulu Rail — Yet Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Djou: No Tax Increase For Honolulu Rail — Yet

The mayoral challenger says he wants to explore other options before considering whether to extend the tax that goes to pay for rail.