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Legislators kept the issue at bay again last session, but two-thirds of poll respondents say it’s time to act.
Hawaii voters responding to our poll prefer “someone else” over the incumbent by a wide margin.
Statewide, Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono are viewed more favorably than Gabbard while Colleen Hanabusa’s numbers are slightly lower.
The president’s approval rating of 32 percent is actually higher than the percentage of the state vote he received in November.
The Honolulu mayor has a dismal approval rating, and the city’s $10 billion rail project is probably to blame.
There are hundreds of thousands in the islands and they pose a threat to native species, especially monk seals.
In other issues raised by charter amendments, they aren’t hot on extending term limits or dedicating a portion of property taxes to the zoo.
Supporters of building the train’s route all the way to Ala Moana Center far outnumber people who want to cut the rail line short.
Trump is far behind Clinton among Oahu voters. That may hurt Republican Djou even though the mayor’s race is nonpartisan.
The Honolulu mayor spent heavily on advertising and polling last month. Meanwhile, challenger Charles Djou was raising a lot more money.