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Chad Blair: Can David Ige Be Impeached?

Chad Blair: Can David Ige Be Impeached?

Many folks are angry at Hawaii’s governor over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. But booting him from office is not that easy.

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker Saiki Defeats Iwamoto Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker Saiki Defeats Iwamoto

Reps. Brower and Cachola lose, but San Buenaventura and Cabanilla move ahead in their efforts to claim Senate seats.

Case, Kahele Raised $1.4 Million Despite A Lack Of Competition Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Case, Kahele Raised $1.4 Million Despite A Lack Of Competition

They received hundreds of thousands of dollars from special interest groups and those with strong ties to the business community.

2 Hawaii House Races Draw Most Campaign Spending Cory Lum/Civil Beat

2 Hawaii House Races Draw Most Campaign Spending

The speaker is facing his first primary competition in eight years, and a longtime activist is trying to unseat an incumbent on Molokai.

Why ‘Mayor Mufi’ Wants To Be Mayor Mufi Again

Why ‘Mayor Mufi’ Wants To Be Mayor Mufi Again

The former Honolulu executive is betting that voters will want a tested leader in these testy times.

Hanabusa: There’s No Time For On-The-Job Training In A Crisis

Hanabusa: There’s No Time For On-The-Job Training In A Crisis

The candidate for mayor of Honolulu says her leadership has been tested over time, and that is what’s needed most in a pandemic.

Biden Clobbers Sanders In Hawaii’s Presidential Primary Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Biden Clobbers Sanders In Hawaii’s Presidential Primary

Favorite daughter Tulsi Gabbard finishes fourth and is awarded no delegates in Democratic Party-run election.

Running For Office During A Pandemic? It’s Tough For Newcomers Courtesy

Running For Office During A Pandemic? It’s Tough For Newcomers

Some non-incumbents running for elective office in Hawaii are focused on public health as they also seek to gain political traction.

Rick Blangiardi Is Back On TV, But This Time He’s A Political Candidate

Rick Blangiardi Is Back On TV, But This Time He’s A Political Candidate

The former Hawaii News Now general manager is making his pitch to be mayor of Honolulu.

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