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Deadline to mail in your ballot is now – Here is a complete statewide list of endorsed candidates

The deadline to mail in your ballot so it arrives by Saturday August 13 is NOW. Better yet, to make sure it gets there on time, it’s probably best to drive it down to the drop box. Please share this … Continue reading

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Kim Coco Iwamoto over Scott Saiki

Without question Kim Coco Iwamoto is the best choice over Scott Saiki. I’ve known and worked closely with her for years, and likewise I’ve known and worked with her opponent Speaker of the House Scott Saiki for about the same time … Continue reading

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Lieutenant Governor – it’s time to come clean

I’m as sick and tired of this conversation as anyone. We should be talking about the future and solving the many challenges facing our community, not asking an elected official seeking higher office to do the bare minimum that any … Continue reading

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Carry water, take the fall – politics in the House

Interesting that the StarAdv throws Della Belatti under the bus while praising Scott Saiki. The Speaker of the House. Scott Saiki gives the order to take down State Auditor Les Kondo, the Majority Leader Della Belatti follows the order and … Continue reading

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Kaua`i County Council Election – by the numbers.

There are 19 candidates now in the race for election to serve on the Kaua`i County Council. On August 13 that list will be whittled down to the top 14 vote-getters. Then on November 4th, the final top 7 will … Continue reading

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Three Strong Environmental Leaders Weigh In on Who Should Be The Next Hawaiʻi Governor

Below are three statements on Kai Kahele from three of the most influential environmental advocates in all Hawai’i. Marti Townsend is a Honolulu environmental attorney, the former director of the Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi, and now working at Earth Justice. … Continue reading

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Guest post by Marti Townsend – 6 reasons I’m supporting Kai Kahele

Aloha ʻOhana, So the campaign ads finally got on my last nerve, and I am compelled to write out some of the reasons I am voting for Kai Kahele for Governor. I sent an email with my reasons (typos and … Continue reading

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Guest post by community leader and environmental advocate Kau’i Pratt-Aquino – Why I’m Supporting Kai Kahele

Ballots are arriving. I ask all my friends and family to please vote Kai Kahele for governor in the primary election. My support is based on my direct personal experience working with Kahele on community issues that are important to … Continue reading

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I’m voting Fern Holland and Addison Bulosan for Kauaʻi County Council

Many Kauaʻi friends have been asking about the County Council race. For the Primary Election, I’m supporting challengers Fern Anuenue Holland and Addison Bulosan. While all 7 seats are up for election, two incumbents (Kaneshiro and Chock) are “terming out” … Continue reading

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Ground Zero – Primary Election Ballots Are Arriving!

Heads up #1 – Primary Election ballots are already arriving at homes on Oahu with neighbor-island mailings to follow shortly. To see exactly what your ballot will look like ahead of time, to track your ballot once you have returned … Continue reading

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