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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.

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.