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No Martin Mayoral Decision Yet Cory Lum/Civil Beat

No Martin Mayoral Decision Yet

The Honolulu City Council chair says he will decide before the June 7 filing deadline.
4 Vie For Democratic Party Chair PF Bentley/Civil Beat

4 Vie For Democratic Party Chair

The candidates will compete at the state convention in Waikiki this weekend to replace Stephanie Ohigashi.
Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress?

The Democrat and former congresswoman likely would scare off many potential challengers for the seat she won twice before Takai.
Hawaii Republicans Unite Behind Donald Trump, But Not Unanimously Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Republicans Unite Behind Donald Trump, But Not Unanimously

House Minority Leader Beth Fukumoto Chang is shouted down at the party’s convention for not embracing the presidential candidate.

Mayor Caldwell’s First TV Spot Stays On Message Caldwell For Mayor

Mayor Caldwell’s First TV Spot Stays On Message

The candidate for re-election talks about — yep — infrastructure: roads, sewers, parks and waste control.
Sanders Backers Dispute Delegate Count Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Sanders Backers Dispute Delegate Count

UPDATED: Hawaii supporters of Bernie Sanders are asking Democratic superdelegates to reflect the state's landslide caucus vote.
New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year PF Bentley/Civil Beat

New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year

UPDATED: The Hawaii Constitution Party, the Hawaii Independent Party and the American Shopping Party have qualified.
Caldwell: ‘I Want To Keep This Job’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell: ‘I Want To Keep This Job’

The mayor of Honolulu, who still faces no serious opponent, officially files for re-election.
Hawaii Lawmakers Send ‘Ballot Selfie’ Bill To Governor Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lawmakers Send ‘Ballot Selfie’ Bill To Governor

Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter. Next election, voters could share a photo of their marked ballot on social media.
A Decade Of Influence: A&B Has Given More Than $600K To Politicians Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Decade Of Influence: A&B Has Given More Than $600K To Politicians

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is the biggest single beneficiary of the longtime real estate and agriculture company's donations.
Ad Watch: Touting Caldwell’s Long Love Affair With Infrastructure Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ad Watch: Touting Caldwell’s Long Love Affair With Infrastructure

A new radio ad time-travels to paint Caldwell as the guy who's always been passionate about fixing roads and sewers.
Hawaii Gets Another Superdelegate For Democratic Convention Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gets Another Superdelegate For Democratic Convention

In a surprise to local party officials, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui was added just before the presidential preference poll, bringing the total to 10.
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