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No Democratic Party Poll Watchers For Primary Cory Lum/Civil Beat

No Democratic Party Poll Watchers For Primary

The party’s state chair says it’s too late to train volunteers to keep an eye on poll workers in Saturday’s election.

Carpenters Union Pumps $3 Million Into Hawaii’s Primary Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Carpenters Union Pumps $3 Million Into Hawaii’s Primary Race

The union’s super PAC is flexing its political muscle in support of Colleen Hanabusa for governor and Josh Green for lieutenant governor.

A Livelier Ige Comes Out Swinging In One-On-One Interview Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Livelier Ige Comes Out Swinging In One-On-One Interview

The governor was feisty and playful in responding to criticism from Congresswoman Hanabusa and her supporters.

Get Off Your Damn Okole And Vote Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Get Off Your Damn Okole And Vote

We’re tired of being dead last when it comes to doing our civic duty, especially since it’s never been easier to get registered and cast a ballot.

Civil Beat Poll: Ige Ahead Of Hanabusa In Hawaii Governor’s Race Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Ige Ahead Of Hanabusa In Hawaii Governor’s Race

Gov. David Ige, after trailing Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa in a May poll, now leads by 9 percentage points among likely primary voters.

This Ewa Senate Race Between A Lobbyist And A Lawmaker Is Getting Hot Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Ewa Senate Race Between A Lobbyist And A Lawmaker Is Getting Hot

Rep. Matt LoPresti says Senate President Ron Kouchi is distorting the facts to help lobbyist Alicia Maluafiti win the election.

Chad Blair: Did David Ige Tell Colleen Hanabusa To ‘Sit Down And Shut Up’?

Chad Blair: Did David Ige Tell Colleen Hanabusa To ‘Sit Down And Shut Up’?

Hanabusa supporters are blasting the governor for challenging Hanabusa’s repeated criticism of him, saying it’s really a dis on women.

Hanabusa Softens Criticism Of Ige But Stays On Message Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Softens Criticism Of Ige But Stays On Message

The Democratic candidate for governor fields questions on rail, super PACs, homelessness and women.

Lawyer Vs. Engineer: Governor’s Race A Battle Of Leadership Styles Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawyer Vs. Engineer: Governor’s Race A Battle Of Leadership Styles

Personalities, not ideologies, are at the heart of the contest between incumbent David Ige and Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa.

This Democratic Party Email Promoting Hanabusa Is Raising Eyebrows

This Democratic Party Email Promoting Hanabusa Is Raising Eyebrows

The party says it really didn’t mean to promote the gubernatorial candidate over her Democratic rivals, including Gov. David Ige.

How Charles Djou Is Keeping His Hand In Honolulu Politics Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

How Charles Djou Is Keeping His Hand In Honolulu Politics

The former Republican congressman, who unsuccessfully ran for mayor against Kirk Caldwell in 2016, is backing several City Council candidates.

Tupola Leaves GOP Challengers Behind In Campaign Money Race Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Tupola Leaves GOP Challengers Behind In Campaign Money Race

John Carroll and Ray L’Heureux struggled to raise funds in the Republican primary election for governor.