SA: Democratic candidates address affordability and housing at state convention
HNN: Gubernatorial candidates Green, Cayetano pitch platforms at democratic party convention
Each candidate answered the same set of prepared questions from a moderator so there was no debate, no confrontation, and no big surprises. The biggest surprise was the absence of one high profile candidate: Congressman Kai Kahele….a campaign representative said Kahele had a meeting with kalo farmers on Maui and could not attend. He is scheduled to be a keynote speaker Saturday morning.
SA: Vicky Cayetano: Recruit, retain teachers via better pay scale, housing
SA: Josh Green: Universal pre-K, retaining teachers, taxing for schools
SA: Kaiali‘i Kahele: Value teachers, leverage land for funds, rental units
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HNN: Democratic LG candidates take on school safety, firearms in Waikiki forum
KITV: Currently, Democrats control all statewide offices, and 93 percent of all seats in the legislature.