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Hawai‘i 2020 Primary Election Offers Voters Choices for Mayor, Prosecutor and More

Here is our guide to races to watch and how last-minute voters can still participate in the state’s first all-vote-by-mail election on Saturday, Aug. 8.
2020.08.05 05:21 PM

Hawai‘i’s First All-Vote-by-Mail Election Has Begun

What you need to do now and where to go to make sure your vote gets counted.
2020.07.29 04:03 PM

Our Interview With Louis Kealoha 9 Years Before He and Katherine Kealoha Are Found Guilty

In 2010, prosecutors find that the pair had been abusing their power nearly from the get-go.
2020.07.16 12:00 PM

Dan Akaka Became the First Native Hawaiian Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1990

Ahead of the July candidate filing deadline, Dan Boylan reflects on the pivotal U.S. Senate race between Democrat Dan Akaka and Republican Pat Saiki, following the death of Spark Matsunaga.
2020.07.09 07:00 AM

Who is Tulsi Gabbard? It’s Complicated

The Hawai‘i U.S. Representative Officially Starts Her Presidential Campaign With an Aloha Launch in Waikīkī.
2019.02.01 09:27 PM

Twitter Reacts to Ed Case Being an “Asian Trapped in a White Body”

The national audience was not amused.
2019.01.17 03:12 PM

6 Things We Didn’t Expect from Hawai‘i’s 2018 General Election

Seesaw local races; emotional speeches and a decent turnout.
2018.11.08 02:04 PM

So You Want to Vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6 But Forgot to Register? No Worries!

HONOLULU Magazine’s last-minute voting guide to General Election 2018.
2018.11.05 06:11 PM

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono on Life as a National Lightning Rod Ahead of Election Day

The Hawai‘i lawmaker says voters tell her they appreciate her strong language.
2018.11.02 05:34 PM

5 Reasons Governor David Ige Is Heading for Re-Election

Plus four other surprising things about Hawai‘i’s 2018 primary election
2018.08.14 05:28 PM

You Can Now Register and Vote on the Same Day in Hawai‘i’s Primary Election

Voters can walk-in to vote from now until Thursday, Aug. 9 and, for the first time in state history, polling places on Saturday, Aug. 11 are offering same-day registration.
2018.08.08 06:13 PM

Political Survivor: A Closer Look at Hawaiʻi’s First Female Senator, Mazie Hirono

As she runs for a second term we take a closer look at a politician who’s more interesting now than she’s ever been.
2018.07.23 05:18 PM