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Kauai Candidate Took Illegal Contributions, State Commission Says Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Kauai Candidate Took Illegal Contributions, State Commission Says

The Campaign Spending Commission has taken the rare step of referring a case of false name contributions to the Attorney General’s Office.

Over 900 Late Ballots Won’t Be Counted In Hawaii Primary Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Over 900 Late Ballots Won’t Be Counted In Hawaii Primary

Officials warned voters to mail those ballots at least three to five days before Election Day.

Vote-By-Mail Helped Perk Up Hawaii Turnout But So Did Some Competitive Races Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Vote-By-Mail Helped Perk Up Hawaii Turnout But So Did Some Competitive Races

Voting was up throughout the state, in some areas more than others.

Election Recounts Don’t Change Outcomes Of 3 Races

Election Recounts Don’t Change Outcomes Of 3 Races

DeCoite, Quilingking remain the winners of their primaries, and the Kauai County Council lineup stays the same.

Chad Blair: The Primary That Upset Hawaii’s Mango Cart Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: The Primary That Upset Hawaii’s Mango Cart

A desire for new blood felled or threatened political veterans and fueled the campaigns of hungry newcomers, all under a new system of voting.

Hawaii County Races: Mayor Kim Loses Bid For Another Term Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii County Races: Mayor Kim Loses Bid For Another Term

Waltjen dominated the pack for prosecutor and incumbents are on track to keep their council seats.

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker Saiki Defeats Iwamoto Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker Saiki Defeats Iwamoto

Reps. Brower and Cachola lose, but San Buenaventura and Cabanilla move ahead in their efforts to claim Senate seats.

OHA: Alapa Leads Machado Forcing A November Runoff Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

OHA: Alapa Leads Machado Forcing A November Runoff

Office of Hawaiian Affairs incumbents are seeing strong challenges in some seats.

Honolulu Mayor: Blangiardi And Amemiya Advance To Runoff Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayor: Blangiardi And Amemiya Advance To Runoff

The two former businessmen, both in their first foray into politics, are headed to the Nov. 3 general election