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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.

Amemiya Raises Most Campaign Cash In Honolulu Mayor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Amemiya Raises Most Campaign Cash In Honolulu Mayor’s Race

Hawaii’s business elites are lining up behind one of their own, giving him an edge on Councilwoman Pine and former Congresswoman Hanabusa.

Caldwell Raises Nearly $300K For 2022 Governor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Raises Nearly $300K For 2022 Governor’s Race

The Honolulu mayor has far outpaced others who have lined up this far in advance.

‘Stop The Scandals’: Businessman Keith Amemiya Says He’s Running For Mayor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Stop The Scandals’: Businessman Keith Amemiya Says He’s Running For Mayor

Amemiya is getting out ahead of what could be a crowded field for Honolulu’s top job.

Hanabusa Takes First Steps In Run For Honolulu Mayor Eugene Tanner/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Takes First Steps In Run For Honolulu Mayor

UPDATED: The former U.S. congresswoman would be a marquee name in a potentially large field of candidates.

A Loss For Tommy Waters Is A Loss For Mayor Caldwell Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

A Loss For Tommy Waters Is A Loss For Mayor Caldwell

Incumbent Trevor Ozawa’s narrow victory over his challenger blocked the mayor from having a majority of allies on the City Council.

The Struggle For Power In Honolulu Is Coming To A Head Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

The Struggle For Power In Honolulu Is Coming To A Head

New taxes and other fees. More money for rail. Even monster houses. The fate of contentious city issues hinges on who’s elected.