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Why This New Hawaii Super PAC Has Already Changed Its Name Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why This New Hawaii Super PAC Has Already Changed Its Name

The backlash over using a Hawaiian song title without permission has been building for weeks and surfaced at the state Democratic Convention.

Here’s What Candidates For Governor Say About Public Information Policies Honolulu Civil Beat

Here’s What Candidates For Governor Say About Public Information Policies

There are differences in how they would deal with high public records fees and requiring public commission members to disclose conflicts.

Neal Milner: After Trump’s Win We’d Be Crazy To Write Off David Ige Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: After Trump’s Win We’d Be Crazy To Write Off David Ige

The pundits tell you Colleen Hanabusa has a good chance of being Hawaii’s next governor. But you probably misunderstand the probabilities.

Hawaii Elections 2018: Primary Ballot Theresa Thompson via Flickr

Hawaii Elections 2018: Primary Ballot

Hundreds of candidates have filed to run in the August primary. We’ll update with info about them throughout the summer.

Late Moves Shake Up Hawaii Races For Governor, Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Late Moves Shake Up Hawaii Races For Governor, Congress

While half of the state legislative seats have just one candidate in the primary, many others will be competitive.

Ed Case Prepares To Enter Hawaii Race For Congress Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Ed Case Prepares To Enter Hawaii Race For Congress

The former congressman pulled papers to run Monday, the day before the filing deadline.

Clayton Hee Withdraws From Hawaii Governor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Clayton Hee Withdraws From Hawaii Governor’s Race

UPDATED The former state senator will instead seek his former legislative seat or make another bid for lieutenant governor.

Group Ratchets Up Attack On Clayton Hee With Street Signs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Group Ratchets Up Attack On Clayton Hee With Street Signs

A political action committee posts more than 100 signs linking the gubernatorial candidate to domestic violence — something he denies.

Hawaii Is Short On Poll Workers As The Primary Approaches PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Is Short On Poll Workers As The Primary Approaches

The state is trying to fill almost 3,000 one-day positions for the Aug. 11 primary, and it’s only about halfway there.

Decision Delayed On Hawaii Legislator’s Alleged Campaign Violations Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Decision Delayed On Hawaii Legislator’s Alleged Campaign Violations

Rep. Kaniela Ing faces more than $15,000 in fines for 31 counts connected to prior campaigns.

Civil Beat Poll: Carvalho Ahead In Lieutenant Governor Race Courtesy: KITV

Civil Beat Poll: Carvalho Ahead In Lieutenant Governor Race

It’s a close contest in a crowded field, with many voters still undecided.

Civil Beat Poll: Hanabusa Leads Ige By 6 As Primary Draws Closer Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Hanabusa Leads Ige By 6 As Primary Draws Closer

The congresswoman had a narrower gap than earlier polls showed but the governor is still in trouble.