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Everyone’s talking about you-know-who, but there were outcomes in local politics also worth keeping top of mind.
Individual gifts from the islands totaled $2.2 million to the 2016 presidential candidates.
The state campaigns intensify their get-out-the-vote efforts as the polls tighten and Election Day approaches.
Save Our City spent nearly $200,000 on anti-Caldwell ads, but it hasn’t been telling voters where the money came from.
A charter amendment would lift a cap on how many people from one party can help redraw Honolulu City Council district boundaries.
Hawaii’s only Republican senator faces a formidable challenge, and some Democrats are already saying how much they’d miss him.
Incumbent Kirk Caldwell lets others do the talking, while challenger Charles Djou appears with his wife — and in uniform.
The 2016 elections are coming at a time that political debates are changing, and not for the better.