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The former congressman pulled papers to run Monday, the day before the filing deadline.
A political action committee posts more than 100 signs linking the gubernatorial candidate to domestic violence — something he denies.
The state is trying to fill almost 3,000 one-day positions for the Aug. 11 primary, and it’s only about halfway there.
Rep. Kaniela Ing faces more than $15,000 in fines for 31 counts connected to prior campaigns.
It’s a close contest in a crowded field, with many voters still undecided.
The congresswoman had a narrower gap than earlier polls showed but the governor is still in trouble.
State Rep. Kaniela Ing says any problems are simply bookkeeping errors.
The group, All Hawaii Stand Together, has ties to the pro-rail Pacific Resource Partnership that has been a big player in past elections.
Fundraisers during the Hawaii legislative session have increased by 88 percent over the past six years.
The Garden Island has had difficulty in the past recruiting volunteer poll workers.
Support from the former top aide to the late Sen. Daniel Inouye has been a boon to two prominent candidates in their bids for higher office.