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In an hourlong conversation, the candidate fields questions from Civil Beat and Hawaii News Now on leadership, trust, tourism and the economy.
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 regularly used his platform on Hawaii News Now to criticize from the sidelines. Now he admits he doesn’t have all the answers either.
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.
In the Honolulu mayor’s race, a seasoned politician like Hannemann can tout his successes but also has a long record ripe for scrutiny.
The man who kicked off the beleaguered Honolulu rail project wants to lead it to the finish line.
Blangiardi leads Hanabusa, Amemiya and Pine, but 42% say they are unsure or prefer none of the candidates.
Both the Honolulu county and state SHOPO boards support the candidate unanimously.