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Denby Fawcett: Hawaii State Senate May Soon Be All Democrats Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii State Senate May Soon Be All Democrats

Hawaii’s only Republican senator faces a formidable challenge, and some Democrats are already saying how much they’d miss him.

TV Spots — And One Big Print Ad — Spice Up Mayor’s Race Djou for Mayor

TV Spots — And One Big Print Ad — Spice Up Mayor’s Race

Incumbent Kirk Caldwell lets others do the talking, while challenger Charles Djou appears with his wife — and in uniform.

Todd Simmons: A Third US Senator For Hawaii? COD Newsroom via Flickr

Todd Simmons: A Third US Senator For Hawaii?

U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth has a strong chance to win a Senate election this fall in Illinois. The implications for Hawaii are significant.

Pod Squad: What’s Up With The Lack of Mayoral Debates?

Pod Squad: What’s Up With The Lack of Mayoral Debates?

The 2016 elections are coming at a time that political debates are changing, and not for the better.

Bernie Delegate May Get Booted From Party Over Flipping The Bird C-SPAN screenshot

Bernie Delegate May Get Booted From Party Over Flipping The Bird

Other top Hawaii Democrats are also under fire for backing well-known Republicans.
Three Fundraisers For Caldwell Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Three Fundraisers For Caldwell

They were all within the last week, bringing the grand total to 41 fundraisers since he was elected in 2012.
Hawaii Elections Guide 2016 Brian Tseng/Civil Beat

Hawaii Elections Guide 2016

Civil Beat’s guide to the 2016 federal, state and local elections will help you understand and navigate the voting process.

Election Reveals Limits Of Hawaii’s Biggest Labor Union Civil Beat

Election Reveals Limits Of Hawaii’s Biggest Labor Union

The Hawaii Government Employees Association did well backing Democratic incumbents, but got mixed results in other races.
Hawaii Democrats To Challenge Kaaihue’s Candidacy Facebook

Hawaii Democrats To Challenge Kaaihue’s Candidacy

UPDATED: The Republican running for the 2nd Congressional District has filed to run as a Democrat in the special election to fill the 1st District seat.
Hawaii Elections 2016: General Election Ballot Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Elections 2016: General Election Ballot

Need to figure out who to vote for on Nov. 8? Click on the links in this story to see how candidates in your area feel about certain issues.

Hawaii GOP Appears Stuck With Angela Aulani Kaaihue kaaihue4congress.com

Hawaii GOP Appears Stuck With Angela Aulani Kaaihue

As offensive as the congressional nominee's views on ethnicity and religion are, there is little that the Republican Party can do to make her go away.
Hawaii Democrats Gather For Continuity As Much As Unity Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Democrats Gather For Continuity As Much As Unity

The morning after the primary election, leaders of Hawaii's ruling political party reveled in their control over the state but called for a concerted march toward Nov. 8.
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