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Mufi Hannemann

In Honolulu Mayoral Forum, It’s All About The Rail Project Cory Lum/Civil Beat

In Honolulu Mayoral Forum, It’s All About The Rail Project

UPDATED: Kirk Caldwell, Charles Djou and Peter Carlisle clashed over differing approaches to the costly mass transportation project.
New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year PF Bentley/Civil Beat

New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year

UPDATED: The Hawaii Constitution Party, the Hawaii Independent Party and the American Shopping Party have qualified.
Large Rail Contractors Dump $1.3 Million into Local Campaign Coffers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Large Rail Contractors Dump $1.3 Million into Local Campaign Coffers

Companies making at least $1 million on the Honolulu rail project are donating heavily to local politicians. Some of the biggest beneficiaries include Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Hawaii Gov. David Ige and their predecessors.
Hawaii Governor: Ige Defeats Aiona in Landslide Vote Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor: Ige Defeats Aiona in Landslide Vote

The Democratic nominee took a big early lead over the Republican and never let up. Independent candidates Hannemann and Davis finished way at the back of the pack.
Denby Fawcett: Digging Up Dirt and Opposition Research 101 PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Digging Up Dirt and Opposition Research 101

Political operatives who supply sleazy campaign fodder against opposing candidates can suffer consequences, but their goal is victory.
Aiona, Ige Largely Like-Minded on Needed Education Reform

Aiona, Ige Largely Like-Minded on Needed Education Reform

But the top Hawaii gubernatorial candidates disagree about giving public money to private preschools.
Donations Flow Into Hannemann Campaign, But Debts Still Unpaid PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Donations Flow Into Hannemann Campaign, But Debts Still Unpaid

The candidate for Hawaii governor owes thousands of dollars in loans and expenses from past elections.
Three Candidates, Three Views on Future of Fast-Growing Kakaako PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Three Candidates, Three Views on Future of Fast-Growing Kakaako

Mufi Hannemann, David Ige and Duke Aiona discuss housing, infrastructure and the governor's influence on the area under control of state redevelopment district.
The Projector: The Governor’s Race and HECO’s Renewable Power Play PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: The Governor’s Race and HECO’s Renewable Power Play

Photos of the week show Ige, Aiona, Hannemann and Davis hitting the stage, and protestors holding a "solar vigil" as the power company laid out big renewable energy plans.
Chad Blair: Mufi Returns?

Chad Blair: Mufi Returns?

Former Honolulu mayor mulls a return to politics: Congress, the City Council or the governor's seat — something.
HUD Nails City For $8 Million In ORI Mismanagement Fiasco

HUD Nails City For $8 Million In ORI Mismanagement Fiasco

Possible kickbacks and conflicts are rife in Honolulu nonprofit grant deal, federal agency says.
Déjà Vu As Gabbard, Hannemann Fight for Senators’ Support

Déjà Vu As Gabbard, Hannemann Fight for Senators’ Support

Campaign ads for Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District imply endorsement by Akaka, Inouye.
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