A complaint alleging Hawaii County Council District 5 candidate Tiffany Edwards Hunt does not qualify to run in the Puna mauka election will not receive a formal ruling since it was filed after the June 10 deadline for candidate objections.
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A Honolulu political action committee has pumped tens of thousands of dollars into three Hawaii County Council campaigns, in each case eclipsing the money the candidates were able to raise on their own.
Two of the three candidates vying for the County Council seat in District 9 expressed concerns about the likely results of a request for proposals to deal with Hawaii County’s garbage.
It was a crowded house at Tuesday’s forum for House and Senate hopefuls at Kealakehe High School in Kailua-Kona — crowded with candidates, that is.
County Council candidate Ron Gonzales says he is qualified to run in District 9, despite a persistent buzz on the coconut wireless that he doesn’t live in his district.
The issue is a popular one that’s repeatedly surfaced over the years and this campaign season is no exception: How can lawmakers help the island’s farmers?
The number of Hawaii County residents who have registered to vote in this year’s primary election is up slightly from the 2012 primary, according to information provided by the state and county elections offices.
Dennis “Fresh” Onishi was in for a surprise when he checked his mail Saturday.
Democratic gubernatorial candidates Neil Abercrombie and David Ige tackled airports, business issues, harbors and other topics at a forum in Kailua-Kona Tuesday.
The top two Hawaii Democrats running for governor squared off Tuesday morning for an hourlong debate focusing on several key issues affecting the state’s rapidly growing elderly population.
It’s a pivotal time in history for Native Hawaiians and an unprecedented number of candidates want to be a part of it.
There will be four locations serving early walk-in voters on the Big Island this year.
Hawaii County is reopening an early voting location at the Pahala Community Center in Kaʻu.
These candidates are vying to represent Big Island residents on the Hawaii County Council.
These four candidates are vying to represent Big Island residents in the U.S. House of Representatives.