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Here’s How These 5 LG Hopefuls Would Make That Office Relevant Screenshot: Hawaii News Now

Here’s How These 5 LG Hopefuls Would Make That Office Relevant

The five Democratic candidates for Hawaii’s lieutenant governor spent an hour Monday evening trying to win over voters.

Why Would Anyone Want To Be Lieutenant Governor? Courtesy: KITV

Why Would Anyone Want To Be Lieutenant Governor?

The office comes with little power and few responsibilities. But it positions politicians for a leap to higher office — and to raise a lot of campaign cash.

Lawmakers Demand Answers To Honolulu Rail’s Ballooning Costs Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Lawmakers Demand Answers To Honolulu Rail’s Ballooning Costs

Caldwell proposes increases in Oahu’s fuel tax, vehicle weight tax and parking fees to show the city has “skin in the game.”

Senate Leader Opposes Fast-Tracking Honolulu Rail Bill Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senate Leader Opposes Fast-Tracking Honolulu Rail Bill

Despite a federal deadline, Ways and Means Chair Jill Tokuda said the Legislature must dedicate time to hearing from the public.

Ige’s Wish List: More Money For Schools, Housing, Homelessness Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige’s Wish List: More Money For Schools, Housing, Homelessness

Legislative leaders warn that state revenues have slowed and pay raises for unions are not factored into the governor’s proposed budget.

Hawaii Lawmakers Recommend $12M For Homeless Initiatives Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lawmakers Recommend $12M For Homeless Initiatives

But Sen. Jill Tokuda and Rep. Sylvia Luke want the Ige administration to set benchmarks for progress and report back to the Legislature.
Tokuda Shoots Down Pesticide Buffer Zones Bill Without a Hearing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tokuda Shoots Down Pesticide Buffer Zones Bill Without a Hearing

Despite pressure from its supporters, the Hawaii senator refuses to call a hearing for a bill to require buffer zones around schools.
Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 24 — Jill Tokuda

Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 24 — Jill Tokuda

Read what Jill Tokuda has to say about her candidacy for Hawaii State Senate District 24.
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