Candidates for Governor Face Off in Three TV Debates

Don’t miss these last chances to see where the candidates stand on issues important to Hawai‘i.


Published:

As we enter October, the race to replace Gov. Neil Abercrombie in the state capitol kicks into high gear. The major candidates for governor—state Sen. David Ige, a Democrat; former Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona, a Republican; and former Mayor Mufi Hannemann, now an independent—will spar in three more televised debates, starting with tonight’s forum on KITV 4.

Here’s where you can watch the three candidates face off:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 30, 8 to 9 p.m. on KITV 4

  • Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7 to 8 p.m. on KHON 2, sponsored by AARP

  • Wednesday, Oct. 15, 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Hawai‘i News Now, a town hall debate from Sullivan Auditorium at the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center.

    Previously, the candidates discussed the issues in a televised forum on PBS Hawai‘i’s Insights. Many of the candidates have also agreed to participate in community forums. Here’s where you can listen to the candidates in person.

  • Thursday, Oct. 9, 6 to 8 p.m., Hawai‘i Island Chamber of Commerce Forum, Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 424 Kilauea Ave. hicc.biz/calendar

  • Monday, Oct. 13, 6 to 8 p.m., Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Forum, Kealakehe High School cafeteria. www.kona-kohala.com

  • Tuesday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hawai‘i Energy Policy Forum at Laniakea YWCA, 1040 Richards St. www.hawaiienergypolicy.hawaii.edu (This forum will be broadcast on KITV at a soon-to-be-announced date.)

  • Tuesday, Oct. 28, noon to 1:30 p.m., SMEI (Sales & Marketing Executives International) Gubernatorial Forum at the Sheraton Waikīkī Hotel, 2255 Kalākaua Ave. www.smeihonolulu.com

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Stories by Loren

15 Hawai‘i Books to Read This Summer

Our annual quest to track down this year’s can’t-miss books from local authors and publishers.
2015.06.15 09:00 AM

Do the New Teacher Evaluations Help Improve Hawai‘i’s Public Schools?

The state rolled out its a new-and-improved version of its teacher evaluations in 2015.
2015.05.08 05:50 PM

A New Generation of Editors Take Over After Founders of Hawai‘i’s Premier Literary Press Retire

Celebrating 35 years of Bamboo Ridge.
2014.11.14 04:52 PM

The 8 Most Endangered Historic Places in Hawai‘i

The Historic Hawai‘i Foundation, the state Historic Preservation Division and HONOLULU Magazine compile an annual list of some of our state’s most endangered sites.
2014.11.12 09:59 AM

The 14 Best Tiki Bars on O‘ahu

As a ticky tacky tropical sensation, tiki culture is bigger than Hawai‘i.
2014.10.07 11:12 AM

How a Las Vegas Crooner Won Enough Votes to Help Keep Hawai‘i’s U.S. Senate Race a Nail Biter

Las Vegas entertainer Brian Evans ran for U.S. Senate to bring attention to his mother’s unfortunate death from sleep apnea.
2014.10.07 09:09 AM

Hawai‘i Races to Watch: Mark Takai’s State House Seat Up for Grabs

Candidates in the House District 33 race in ‘Aiea hope to address rapid redevelopment in the community. Voters will pick between the long-time owner of ‘Aiea Florist and an athletic director.
2014.09.15 10:34 AM

Layoffs, Budget Cuts and Aloha Tower: What’s Next for Hawaii Pacific University?

Hawaii’s largest private university steadily expanded for decades in downtown Honolulu, but the economic downturn has brought challenges. A change in leadership, job cuts, a sharp jump in tuition, and faculty and staff job cuts have shaken Hawaii Pacific University, even as it embarks on an ambitious plan to develop Aloha Tower Marketplace as its new core.
2014.09.10 02:01 PM

Texting While Driving in Hawai‘i? Watch Out For These Most Common Times and Places to Get Fined

It took lawmakers a year to revise a bill cracking down on drivers using mobile devices. We asked for a year’s worth of citations to uncover the most common places and times to get a ticket. Consider yourself warned.
2014.09.03 09:23 AM

Races to Watch: Ewa Voters Oust Veteran Lawmaker

‘Ewa must choose between a professor, a construction manager and former City Councilmember.
2014.08.26 05:20 PM

5 Reasons Hanabusa Filed a Lawsuit to Delay Big Island Election

U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has filed a motion in Circuit Court to delay the makeup election in Puna. Here’s her argument.
2014.08.13 05:57 PM

9 Reasons Neil Abercrombie Lost the Hawaii Governor’s Race

Neil Abercrombie is the first elected Democratic governor in the state of Hawaii to lose his bid for re-election.
2014.08.11 06:50 PM
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Subscribe to Honolulu

Honolulu Magazine September 2017
Edit ModuleShow Tags

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags