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Maui County voter turnout reported as low

August 10, 2014 KAHULUI -- Voter turnout at several polling locations in Central Maui on Saturday appeared down from the last election cycle, but absentee and walk-in voting in Maui County were up 34. more »»

Heavyweight contest for U.S. Senate

August 9, 2014 HONOLULU — U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz and U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa say their race is about Hawaii dictating its future. more »»

2014 Election: Low island voter turnout is forecast

August 9, 2014 Two longtime Maui political observers don’t expect a high voter turnout at the polls today, even as Tropical Storm Iselle fizzled and polling places are expected to open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. more »»

Molina aims to regain former seat

August 8, 2014 On Saturday, two-term Maui County Council Member Mike White will face off against three other candidates, including former Council Member Mike Molina, who has come out swinging. more »»

Tsutsui running his first statewide race

August 8, 2014 Shan Tsutsui is trying to make political history this election year by becoming the first Mauian elected as lieutenant governo. more »»

Incumbent Couch faces first-timers

August 7, 2014 As he seeks election to his third term, Maui County Council Member Don Couch says he is continuing efforts to provide more affordable housing for working-class residents. more »»

Incumbent’s absence raised as issue in East Maui race

August 7, 2014 East Maui County Council Member Bob Carroll faced one of his toughest challenges this term when he was out of action for nearly five months because of a post-appendectomy complication from his... more »»

Inouye legacy hovers over Senate race

August 7, 2014 HONOLULU — Before the final debate in Hawaii’s top political race, a photo of the late Sen. more »»

No. 1 issue for W. Maui council hopefuls: Housing that’s affordable

August 6, 2014 The three candidates vying for the West Maui County Council seat may come from widely varied backgrounds, but they all agree on one thing — West Maui needs more affordable housing. more »»

Incumbent touts bringing home the bacon

August 6, 2014 South Maui Rep. Kaniela Ing said he has helped secure more money for his district — around $250 million — during his first term than the area has seen in the last 20 years combined. more »»

Arakawa faces field of alternatives

August 5, 2014 Five candidates are trying to unseat Mayor Alan Arakawa, a Hail Mary proposition that even Maui’s most established politicians decided to take a pass on this year. more »»

Veteran, new face offer a diverse race in C. Maui

August 4, 2014 There is lots of diversity in the candidates for the Central Maui state Senate seat. Appointed incumbent Sen. more »»

Senate race offers two views on hospital

August 4, 2014 As Maui Memorial Medical Center has announced the shutdown of its adolescent behavioral health unit in an attempt to make a dent in a $13 million budget gap this year, the Democratic candidates... more »»

Newcomer hopes to fend off challenger

August 3, 2014 In one of Maui’s most heavily Democratic districts, state Re. more »»

Still a lot of work to be done, says Carroll

August 3, 2014 In her bid to be elected to a sixth term, state Rep. Mele Carroll said she wants to continue her work in the Legislature, tackling issues including homelessness and child welfare. more »»



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