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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.

Hawaii Congressional Candidate Accused Of Campaign Violations Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Congressional Candidate Accused Of Campaign Violations

State Rep. Kaniela Ing says any problems are simply bookkeeping errors.

New Super PAC With Pro-Rail Ties Emerges In Hawaii Elections Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Super PAC With Pro-Rail Ties Emerges In Hawaii Elections

The group, All Hawaii Stand Together, has ties to the pro-rail Pacific Resource Partnership that has been a big player in past elections.

Lawmakers Outdid Themselves Raising Campaign Cash This Session 401(K) 2012/Flickr

Lawmakers Outdid Themselves Raising Campaign Cash This Session

Fundraisers during the Hawaii legislative session have increased by 88 percent over the past six years.

State May Experiment With All-Mail Voting On Kauai Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

State May Experiment With All-Mail Voting On Kauai

The Garden Island has had difficulty in the past recruiting volunteer poll workers.

For Hawaii Politicians, It Pays To Have Jennifer Sabas On Your Side Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

For Hawaii Politicians, It Pays To Have Jennifer Sabas On Your Side

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.

Super PAC’s Attack Reveals Gaps In Hawaii Campaign Finance Law PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Super PAC’s Attack Reveals Gaps In Hawaii Campaign Finance Law

Voters can’t find out who’s funding a new website with claims of domestic violence against a candidate for governor until after the primary election.

Chad Blair: She Was An ‘R,’ Now She’s A ‘D’ — And Running For Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: She Was An ‘R,’ Now She’s A ‘D’ — And Running For Congress

State Rep. Beth Fukumoto hopes to ride anti-Trump sentiment to Capitol Hill.

This Time Hawaii Lawmakers Must Deliver On All-Mail Elections Chad Blair/Civil Beat

This Time Hawaii Lawmakers Must Deliver On All-Mail Elections

Similar measures died in the Legislature the past three sessions. Let’s get it right in 2018.

Hawaii May Switch To All-Mail Elections In 2020 Flickr.com

Hawaii May Switch To All-Mail Elections In 2020

A bill requiring the conversion in hopes of increasing voter turnout is headed to the House floor.