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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.
Hawaii Voters Are Mailing It In Flickr.com

Hawaii Voters Are Mailing It In

Walk-in voting continues to decline as the choice of those balloting early, according to island counties' Friday tallies.
Manoa Legislator Says He’s Being ‘Carpet-Bombed’ By Challenger Scot Nelson/Flickr

Manoa Legislator Says He’s Being ‘Carpet-Bombed’ By Challenger

With the backing of the UH faculty union, Dale Kobayashi is mounting a tough challenge. Maybe too tough, says Rep. Isaac Choy.
Can Door Knocking Overcome Name Recognition And Money? Courtesy of Carol Fukunaga

Can Door Knocking Overcome Name Recognition And Money?

Activist Carl Campagna runs up against an entrenched incumbent as Sen. Donna Mercado Kim seeks re-election in District 14.
It’s Your Money: Special Session’s Price Tag At Least $10,000 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

It’s Your Money: Special Session’s Price Tag At Least $10,000

The Hawaii Legislature met for three days to override the governor's veto of the Maui hospitals employee bill.
Judaism In Hawaii Politics

Judaism In Hawaii Politics

A newspaper in Israel writes about the surprising number of Jewish politicians in the islands.
How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat

Come November, voters may be asked to elect short-term and long-term replacements for the late Mark Takai.
Tributes Pour In After Death of Congressman Mark Takai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tributes Pour In After Death of Congressman Mark Takai

The first-term Democratic congressman, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last October, died Wednesday at age 49.
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