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Hawaii Democratic Candidates for Governor Sharpen Debate

The incumbent governor and leading state senate challenger met twice, more sparks the second time.

Last Chance to Register to Vote in Drive-Through at Hawaii’s Capitol

Want to vote for or against somebody this year in elections?

Should Non-Hawaiians Vote in the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Elections?

Primary election to include OHA races for the first time.

Trail Mix: Hawaii Candidates Endorsed by Hawaii Five-0 Star and Former Governors

Each week, HONOLULU Magazine’s political team compiles a mix of observations about Hawaii politics.

Smart People in Hawaii Vote

We created this guide to provide a snapshot of the primary election on Aug. 9 (earlier if you vote absentee).

Hawaii U.S. Senate Smackdown: Colleen Hanabusa vs. Brian Schatz

U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa and U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz square off this year to fill the last two years of the six-year term of powerful political icon Daniel K. Inouye, who died in 2012.

Hawaii Political Candidates More Social Media Savvy

Candidates can’t stop waving signs and kissing babies but they need to respond to those social media follower requests.

Will Same-Day Voter Registration Law Fix Hawaii’s Poor Voter Turnout?

On June 30, Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed legislation into law that will eventually allow same-day voter registration.

Trail Mix: Hawaii Political Candidates Step Up Ad Campaigns

Each week, HONOLULU Magazine’s political team compiles a mix of observations about Hawaii politics. Here are our notes from this week, ending June 27.

Is David Ige About to Oust Gov. Neil Abercrombie?

Surprising results in recent polls raise questions about this race and polling methods.

Where to Watch Hawaii Political Candidates Debate On TV

Hawaii candidates for Governor and the U.S. Senate will face off in primary debates on local TV.

Trail Mix: Aiona Proposes Homeless Court, Tsutsui Pokes Fun at His Name

Each week, HONOLULU Magazine’s political team compiles a mix of observations about Hawaii politics. Here are our notes from this week, ending June 20.

 

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