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Djou, PAC: Mark Takai ‘Voted for a Pension Tax’ Screenshot

Djou, PAC: Mark Takai ‘Voted for a Pension Tax’

The latest attack ad is, at best, disingenuous and at worst deceitful.
Civil Beat Poll: Takai-Djou Race Too Close To Call PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Takai-Djou Race Too Close To Call

The candidates for Hawaii's 1st Congressional District are locked in a tie, while incumbents Schatz and Gabbard are expected to cruise to big victory in their races.
Pat Saiki Says Hawaii Democrats Are ‘Whining’ About TV Ads Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Pat Saiki Says Hawaii Democrats Are ‘Whining’ About TV Ads

The chairwoman of the local GOP observes that outside money is helping both Takai and Djou in the race for Congress.
Democratic Poll Shows Takai Ahead of Djou by 7 Points Civil Beat composite

Democratic Poll Shows Takai Ahead of Djou by 7 Points

Public polling has shown a closer race, Roll Call reports, either a dead heat or with Djou slightly leading Takai.
Hawaii Candidates for Congress Fundraise to the Finish Line PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Candidates for Congress Fundraise to the Finish Line

Takai hauls in almost three times as much as Djou, but Djou has more than twice as much cash on hand.
Ad Watch: Takai Plays the Veterans Card. Again. Mark Takai for Congress

Ad Watch: Takai Plays the Veterans Card. Again.

There is fresh fodder from the candidates running for the U.S. Congress, and more negative spots in the race for Hawaii governor.
Takai Campaign Raises More Money, But Djou Has More Cash on Hand Civil Beat composite

Takai Campaign Raises More Money, But Djou Has More Cash on Hand

Hawaii candidates for Congress report their quarterly expenses and contributions as election nears.
Honolulu Mayor Lends Support to Democratic Candidates Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayor Lends Support to Democratic Candidates

Kirk Caldwell is hosting a fundraiser for David Ige and a press conference for Mark Takai.
Hawaii Candidates for Congress Seek More Money as Election Nears Civil Beat composite

Hawaii Candidates for Congress Seek More Money as Election Nears

Mark Takai and Charles Djou ramp up fundraising efforts ahead of deadline for quarterly finance report.
The Projector: Candidates and Cannabis Make Good Pictures PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: Candidates and Cannabis Make Good Pictures

Civil Beat's chief photographer PF Bentley photographed a debate between congressional candidates and a hearing on medical marijuana dispensaries as part of his assignments for the week of Sept. 21.
Djou and Takai: Similar Backgrounds, Vastly Different Styles PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Djou and Takai: Similar Backgrounds, Vastly Different Styles

The congressional candidates differ over the Jones Act and war on ISIS in the Tuesday night event. In a bonus bout, the candidates for governor go after each other.
Civil Beat Poll: GOP’s Djou Up By 4 Points Over Democrat Takai in CD1 PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: GOP’s Djou Up By 4 Points Over Democrat Takai in CD1

Meanwhile, Sen. Brian Schatz and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard are way ahead of their GOP rivals.