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Former Hawaii Congresswoman Backs GOP Candidate Against Hanabusa Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Former Hawaii Congresswoman Backs GOP Candidate Against Hanabusa

Pat Saiki says that retired U.S. Air Force colonel Shirlene Ostrov is "a candidate who can win."
Seeking Third Term, Gabbard Focuses On Defense, Foreign Policy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Seeking Third Term, Gabbard Focuses On Defense, Foreign Policy

The Hawaii congresswoman continues to oppose “regime-change wars,” and pushes for better defense against North Korean missiles.
Schatz: ‘We Feel Good’ About Coming Election Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: ‘We Feel Good’ About Coming Election

The Hawaii senator faces 11 challengers but no major opposition in his re-election bid.
Aiona Endorses Djou For Mayor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Aiona Endorses Djou For Mayor

The former Hawaii lieutenant governor says the former congressman "has the integrity and intelligence to restore trust at City Hall."
Bernie’s Backers Prevail At Democratic State Convention Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bernie’s Backers Prevail At Democratic State Convention

Despite party elite's support of Hillary Clinton, Hawaii Democrats elected a party chair who supports Bernie Sanders.  
Takai Indicates Support For Hanabusa Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Takai Indicates Support For Hanabusa

The U.S. congressman says he will do what he can to elect "a progressive champion to represent Hawaii in Congress."
David Ige On Hawaii Democrats: ‘We Embrace Diversity’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

David Ige On Hawaii Democrats: ‘We Embrace Diversity’

Acknowledging the split between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters, the governor tells convention attendees, "There is more that unites us than divides us."
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.
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