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‘Shake It Up!’ Why Hawaii Republicans Voted For Donald Trump Anthony Quintano

‘Shake It Up!’ Why Hawaii Republicans Voted For Donald Trump

They're worried about immigration, disgusted with political correctness and ready to embrace deal-making.
Hawaii Voters Will Soon Get Their Say On Presidential Races Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Voters Will Soon Get Their Say On Presidential Races

UPDATED: But first, a word from someone who clearly doesn't like Donald Trump. Listen to this robocall.
Sam Slom, the Hawaii Senate’s Dot of Red in a Sea of Blue Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sam Slom, the Hawaii Senate’s Dot of Red in a Sea of Blue

The state's only Republican senator jokes about how he can "caucus with myself," but he has serious views on making the GOP relevant here.

Podcast: Transcript of the Sam Slom Interview

Outnumbered 24-1, Hawaii's lone Republican state senator talks about what it would take to make the GOP more relevant in the islands.
Neal Milner: Should a Democrat Ever Marry a Republican? Stephen Shepard/Flickr.com

Neal Milner: Should a Democrat Ever Marry a Republican?

Party identification has increasingly become a significant way that people assess character.
Hawaii Needs an Effective Opposition Party

Hawaii Needs an Effective Opposition Party

Republicans need a new strategy — and soon — if they're going to be the balancing political voice this state sorely needs.
Denby Fawcett: What Makes Cam Cavasso Keep Running for U.S. Senate? Courtesy: Hawaii Republican Party

Denby Fawcett: What Makes Cam Cavasso Keep Running for U.S. Senate?

I've been curious why the relatively unknown Hawaii Republican keeps at it when many of his proposals fall on deaf ears and he struggles to raise money.
Chad Blair: Republicans on Parade Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Republicans on Parade

Hawaii's longtime minority party believes 2014 could be the year of change. Really!
Denby Fawcett: Hawaii GOP Chairwoman Pat Saiki’s Great Challenge Hawaii Republican Party

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii GOP Chairwoman Pat Saiki’s Great Challenge

The fifth grade girls were sassy to Miss Fukuda, as she was known then, because we hated P.E.
Who Wants To Be A U.S. Senator?

Who Wants To Be A U.S. Senator?

UPDATED 12/24/12 2 p.m. A whole bunch of Hawaii Democrats, that's who. Civil Beat handicaps the appointment of Inouye's successor.
Almost No Debt for Dems, But GOP Still Owes $66K DonkeyHotey/Flickr

Almost No Debt for Dems, But GOP Still Owes $66K

Hawaii’s Democratic and Republican parties are in much better fiscal shape compared to last year.
Abercrombie: ‘There Is A War On Our Basic Values’

Abercrombie: ‘There Is A War On Our Basic Values’

Governor fires up Hawaii Democrats, demands all CD2 candidates participate in convention forum.