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Ige, Hanabusa Power Up Their Fundraising Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, Hanabusa Power Up Their Fundraising

UPDATED In the lieutenant governor’s race, state Sen. Josh Green has raised and spent the most cash.

Hawaii Politicians Turn Digital Ads Into A Fundraising Bonanza Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Politicians Turn Digital Ads Into A Fundraising Bonanza

Federal candidates, from Tulsi Gabbard to Kaniela Ing, are spreading their messages across the U.S. in the attempt to build name recognition and raise money.

Why Union Support Matters In The Hawaii Governor’s Race Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Why Union Support Matters In The Hawaii Governor’s Race

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has gathered the majority of big labor endorsements, but incumbent Gov. David Ige has the support of teachers.

How Gov Candidates Would Grow Hawaii’s Economy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Gov Candidates Would Grow Hawaii’s Economy

The next governor will face the challenge of not just creating new jobs, but creating high-paying jobs that allow people to afford to live in Hawaii.

State Details Plans For Spending $3.1 Million In Election Security Funds Brian Tseng/Civil Beat

State Details Plans For Spending $3.1 Million In Election Security Funds

Software and staff upgrades will make Hawaii’s voting system less vulnerable to cyberattacks, officials say.

Donna Kim’s Misleading Attack On Her Opponent Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Donna Kim’s Misleading Attack On Her Opponent

The congressional candidate originally said Ed Case missed 48 percent of his votes during his previous tenure in Congress, which is inaccurate.

Democratic Contenders For Congress Duke It Out cory lu

Democratic Contenders For Congress Duke It Out

A debate Monday featured sharp attacks on the candidates’ records, as well as disagreements about the scale of the military presence in Hawaii.

How Capitol Connections Helped A Nonprofit Win A State Grant Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Capitol Connections Helped A Nonprofit Win A State Grant

Two Hawaii lawmakers voted to give public money to an animal support organization while sitting on its board of directors.

Here’s How These 5 LG Hopefuls Would Make That Office Relevant Screenshot: Hawaii News Now

Here’s How These 5 LG Hopefuls Would Make That Office Relevant

The five Democratic candidates for Hawaii’s lieutenant governor spent an hour Monday evening trying to win over voters.

Political Intrigue: What This Consultant Is Doing In Hawaii Is A Mystery Courtesy: S360

Political Intrigue: What This Consultant Is Doing In Hawaii Is A Mystery

Strategies 360 won’t reveal a single client or issue it’s supporting in the islands. But the company has assembled a stable of well-known local talent.

Why Hawaii Doesn’t Publish An Official Voters’ Guide Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Hawaii Doesn’t Publish An Official Voters’ Guide

In many other states, pamphlets with information about candidates and issues on the ballot are sent to voters before an election.

How Hawaii Governor Candidates Would Handle Burgeoning Pension Debt PF Bentley/Civil Beat

How Hawaii Governor Candidates Would Handle Burgeoning Pension Debt

Whoever wins the race for governor will have to balance a budget that includes billion-dollar payments for retired state workers.