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Hawaii Lawmakers Seek Exemption From Political Ad Disclosures Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lawmakers Seek Exemption From Political Ad Disclosures

The legislation, scheduled for a hearing Friday, comes even as a state watchdog has been trying to make it easier for candidates to report advertising activities.

More In-Person Voting Sites Proposed For Hawaii Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

More In-Person Voting Sites Proposed For Hawaii

Lawmakers want to tweak the elections law in an effort to head off long lines for voters like those seen during the Nov. 3 general election.

Green Leads Caldwell In Campaign Donations For Next Governor’s Race Danny de Gracia/Civil Beat

Green Leads Caldwell In Campaign Donations For Next Governor’s Race

The lieutenant governor and former Honolulu mayor are likely competitors in the 2022 contest.

Elections Officials Want To Tweak Hawaii’s Mail-Voting Law Next Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Elections Officials Want To Tweak Hawaii’s Mail-Voting Law Next Year

The Legislature may consider adjustments to in-person voting sites among other proposals after the state’s first foray into all mail-voting.

Keoni Souza Asks Hawaii Supreme Court For Recount In OHA Race

Keoni Souza Asks Hawaii Supreme Court For Recount In OHA Race

The race fell just outside of the threshold for an automatic recount.

Lee Cataluna: This Election Cleared Out Some ‘Leaders’ Who Needed To Go Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: This Election Cleared Out Some ‘Leaders’ Who Needed To Go

Some of our state and local elected officials had overstayed their welcome.

Biden Easily Won Hawaii But Data Shows Support For Trump Has Grown Bryan Berkowitz/Civil Beat

Biden Easily Won Hawaii But Data Shows Support For Trump Has Grown

In this historic turnout, the president’s supporters turned out in larger numbers but not enough to influence state elections.

Hawaii County Races:  Mitch Roth Wins The Mayor’s Race Tim Wright/Civil Beat

Hawaii County Races: Mitch Roth Wins The Mayor’s Race

Voters also chose County Council members and decided the fate of numerous charter amendments.