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VIDEO: The Job Interview — Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Keith Amemiya

VIDEO: The Job Interview — Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Keith Amemiya

In an hourlong conversation, the candidate fields questions from Civil Beat and Hawaii News Now on leadership, trust, tourism and the economy.

Keith Amemiya: Political Outsider Or Establishment Insider? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Keith Amemiya: Political Outsider Or Establishment Insider?

Despite deep political ties to numerous state and local officials, Keith Amemiya says he has the fresh perspective that Honolulu needs in the mayor’s office.  

Rick Blangiardi: This Former TV Exec Wants To Be CEO Of Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Rick Blangiardi: This Former TV Exec Wants To Be CEO Of Honolulu

Rick Blangiardi regularly used his platform on Hawaii News Now to criticize from the sidelines. Now he admits he doesn’t have all the answers either.

VIDEO: The Job Interview — Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Rick Blangiardi

VIDEO: The Job Interview — Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Rick Blangiardi

VIDEO: The Job Interview — Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Mufi Hannemann

VIDEO: The Job Interview — Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Mufi Hannemann

In an hourlong conversation, the candidate fields questions from Civil Beat and Hawaii News Now on leadership, property taxes, tourism and the economic crisis due to COVID-19.

Mufi Hannemann: He Was Mayor Once Before. Will That Help Or Hurt With Voters? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mufi Hannemann: He Was Mayor Once Before. Will That Help Or Hurt With Voters?

In the Honolulu mayor’s race, a seasoned politician like Hannemann can tout his successes but also has a long record ripe for scrutiny.  

Mufi Hannemann Is Running For Honolulu Mayor — Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mufi Hannemann Is Running For Honolulu Mayor — Again

The man who kicked off the beleaguered Honolulu rail project wants to lead it to the finish line.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Honolulu Mayor’s Race Is Up For Grabs

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Honolulu Mayor’s Race Is Up For Grabs

Blangiardi leads Hanabusa, Amemiya and Pine, but 42% say they are unsure or prefer none of the candidates.

Police Union Backs Blangiardi For Mayor Of Honolulu Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Police Union Backs Blangiardi For Mayor Of Honolulu

Both the Honolulu county and state SHOPO boards support the candidate unanimously.