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Quote Unquote: Why Hawai‘i Rep. Beth Fukumoto Left the State GOP

As a millennial Republican woman representing Mililani and Mililani Mauka since 2012, Rep. Beth Fukumoto, 34, made headlines. But the youngest person to serve as Hawai‘i’s House Minority Leader felt increasingly isolated from her colleagues, alienated by the remarks of President Donald Trump and in March announced she was leaving the state GOP.
2017.05.12 09:12 AM

Want Your Voice Heard? Here’s How You Can Get Involved With Local Government

Register to vote or run for your neighborhood board by Friday, Feb. 17.
2017.02.15 12:31 PM

Q+A: Patrisse Cullors, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter co-founder talks about the movement, the current political situation and how BLM applies to Hawai‘i.
2017.02.10 11:55 AM

Quote Unquote: Not Planning to Vote? This Woman Will Make You Think Again

Precinct chair, Teri Heade (heed-ee), wants everyone to vote.
2016.11.03 09:00 AM

Change Was in the Air Leading Up to the Primary Election. What Happened?

Hawai‘i is sending 16 unopposed incumbents back to the State Legislature.
2016.10.05 04:35 PM

You Don’t Need to Get Out of Your Car to Register to Vote in Hawai‘i

State offers drive-thru voter registration.
2016.07.12 02:23 PM

Want to Voice Your Opinion on Potential New Laws? Here’s How

Hawai‘i state lawmakers are in the House (and Senate). Tell ’em what’s on your mind.
2015.03.10 01:11 PM

Full Speech: Hawai‘i Gov. David Ige’s First State of the State Address

David Ige delivers his first State of State address as Hawai‘i’s eighth governor.
2015.01.26 11:11 AM

3 New Laws You Need to Know in 2015

How three new laws may affect you or someone you know.
2014.12.31 10:50 AM

A Holiday Visit From President Obama

Kailua braces for safety zones, protesters and traffic stops.
2014.12.20 12:54 AM

11 Things to Expect from Governor David Ige

Hawai‘iʻs eighth governor since statehood starts his new gig.
2014.12.01 08:07 PM

Live Commentary From Governor-Elect David Ige’s 2014 Inauguration

We join David Ige as he takes office today at the Hawai‘i State Capitol. The ceremony kicks off his statewide inauguration tour.
2014.12.01 11:08 AM