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Ige Defeats Hanabusa In Democratic Primary For Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Defeats Hanabusa In Democratic Primary For Governor

Incumbent Hawaii Gov. David Ige will be heavily favored in the general election against the GOP nominee, state Rep. Andria Tupola.

State Fines Pro-Hanabusa Super PAC $3,000 Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

State Fines Pro-Hanabusa Super PAC $3,000

The fine, levied against upstart super PAC Defend Hawaii Now, comes amid a last-minute spending push in the days before the primary election.

Ocasio-Cortez Brings Her Star Power To Hawaii To Boost Kaniela Ing Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Ocasio-Cortez Brings Her Star Power To Hawaii To Boost Kaniela Ing

The democratic socialist who recently scored a big upset in New York appears at a rally for Ing’s congressional candidacy.

Want To Run For Office In Hawaii Without Joining A Political Party? Good Luck Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Want To Run For Office In Hawaii Without Joining A Political Party? Good Luck

No nonpartisan candidate has won a statewide or legislative office in at least 25 years.

GOP Candidate Challenges Citizenship Ruling Screenshot: votetimoteo.com

GOP Candidate Challenges Citizenship Ruling

Sai Timoteo contends state officials have proceeded improperly, but they say they’ve done everything right.

Hanabusa’s Legacy in Congress: From Military Spending To A Post Office In Kahala Rep. Colleen Hanabusa

Hanabusa’s Legacy in Congress: From Military Spending To A Post Office In Kahala

In D.C., the Democratic candidate for governor prided herself on funneling military dollars to Hawaii and was a strong advocate for the fishing industry.

Hawaii Elections Officials Already Have 112,000 Ballots In Hand Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Elections Officials Already Have 112,000 Ballots In Hand

On Oahu, about 70,000 mail ballots have been returned, and another 4,700 people have voted at walk-in polling places.

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.