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Hawaii GOP’s Best Shot At Winning Something Is A Mililani House Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii GOP’s Best Shot At Winning Something Is A Mililani House Seat

GOP officials desperately want to stop losing seats. They’re already down to five in the 76-member Legislature.

Chad Blair: Can Anything Help The GOP In Hawaii? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Can Anything Help The GOP In Hawaii?

GOP party chair Shirlene Ostrov has a hard climb to build a viable two-party system in the islands. This year, even her top-ticket candidates are feuding.

Billionaires Boost Hawaii Republican Party’s Finances Anthony Quintano

Billionaires Boost Hawaii Republican Party’s Finances

Even though Democrats dominate the islands, the state GOP has more money than in recent years thanks to a few big donations.

The Hawaii Republican Party’s Slow Path To Extinction

The Hawaii Republican Party’s Slow Path To Extinction

The GOP is unable to field candidates in a growing number of races — and that, worry experts, is a problem for democracy and government transparency.

Saving Hawaii’s GOP: A Tough Job For 3 Candidates For Governor Civil Beat

Saving Hawaii’s GOP: A Tough Job For 3 Candidates For Governor

A west Oahu lawmaker, a perennial candidate and a former education official are vying to become just the third Republican governor since statehood.

Banking On Trump, Hawaii GOP Says Its Future Looks Bright Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Banking On Trump, Hawaii GOP Says Its Future Looks Bright

At their state convention Saturday, the islands’ Republicans hear optimistic predictions about the midterm elections.

Denby Fawcett: Can Anyone Resuscitate The Hawaii GOP? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Can Anyone Resuscitate The Hawaii GOP?

State Chairwoman Shirlene Ostrov says Republicans have the tools and money to start winning elections in the islands.

Republicans Want Lower Taxes And Better Public Access To Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Republicans Want Lower Taxes And Better Public Access To Legislature

Bills to expand public record laws and exempt food items from taxes are endorsed by the minority caucus.
Former Congressional Candidate Shirlene Ostrov Wants To Be GOP Chair Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former Congressional Candidate Shirlene Ostrov Wants To Be GOP Chair

She’s running against state Rep. Andria Tupola and wants “to rebuild the party and offer voters a real choice.”

Rep. Andria Tupola Running For Chair Of State GOP Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Rep. Andria Tupola Running For Chair Of State GOP

She said she wants to attract younger Republicans to run for office, improve communication and raise money.

Trump Gives Hawaii Republicans A Rare Chance To Celebrate Kirstin Downey/Civil Beat

Trump Gives Hawaii Republicans A Rare Chance To Celebrate

About 400 people attended a gala dinner — and some of them plan to journey to Washington for the inauguration.

Chang Raises, Spends 3 Times More Than Slom In Senate Race Flickr.com

Chang Raises, Spends 3 Times More Than Slom In Senate Race

With few exceptions, Democrats are winning the money game against Republican opponents in key state House and Senate races.