There’s a “desperate” need for election workers, as Hawaii County finds itself short 67 volunteers for precincts in Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona and Ka‘u.
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The debate about constitutional Amendment 4, which Hawaii voters began casting ballots on this week, doesn’t focus on whether 4-year-olds should be in preschool.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii Super PAC is facing a complaint that it failed to report spending more than $86,000 on fliers in the 2012 elections.
Early walk-in voting begins today at five locations on the Big Island.
Diversifying the economy is the key to making Hawaii a better place to live, says David Ige, a longtime state legislator running for governor on the Democratic ticket.
Walk-in voting starts Oct. 21, state officials said, and runs through Nov. 1 for the Nov. 4 General Election. Registered voters may vote at any of the early voting sites in their counties.
Even when they’re not talking about business, candidates for House District 5 and 6 seats are talking about — business.
HONOLULU — Hawaii has the highest energy costs in the nation, and easing the pain on the state’s residential consumers was a recurring theme Tuesday in a gubernatorial forum.
Two of the three gubernatorial candidates at a forum Monday evening said they would like to reconsider the state’s Land Use Commission.
Candidates seeking a U.S. Senate seat for Hawaii have divergent views of what the state, and West Hawaii in particular, need most.
This November, two Libertarians face a formidable challenge against two well-known Democrats for the state Senate Districts 3 and 4 seats.
Hawaii’s high cost of living is a prime target in former Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona’s plans for improving the state.
Jeff Davis deems Hawaii’s current political system a failure, leading to the nation’s highest taxes, highest cost of living, highest incidence of methamphetamine abuse per capita and lowest voter turnout, among other woes.
Mufi Hannemann sees the economy as the top issue facing Hawaii, and he says state leadership needs to break out of its “same old, same old” mindset to fix it.
Nearing the end of her first two-year term on the County Council, incumbent Kohala Councilwoman Margaret Wille has already established a reputation as a big thinker not afraid to buck the status quo.