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The GOP is unable to field candidates in a growing number of races — and that, worry experts, is a problem for democracy and government transparency.
Open seats provide opportunities, while a longtime legislator is challenging to get his state Senate post back.
Rep. Matt LoPresti says Senate President Ron Kouchi is distorting the facts to help lobbyist Alicia Maluafiti win the election.
Could younger Micronesian-Americans, many of whom will eventually have the right to vote unlike their parents, be Hawaii’s next big voting bloc?
This year’s newcomers come from all over the political spectrum, and a variety of issues inspired them to run.
Two Hawaii lawmakers voted to give public money to an animal support organization while sitting on its board of directors.
While half of the state legislative seats have just one candidate in the primary, many others will be competitive.
Updated: Opponents spent nearly twice on lobbying and public relations as much as supporters in a failed attempt to derail the measure, according to state reports.
Rep. Kaniela Ing faces more than $15,000 in fines for 31 counts connected to prior campaigns.
State Rep. Kaniela Ing says any problems are simply bookkeeping errors.