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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Video: Tulsi Gabbard Nominates Bernie Sanders for President
By Video @ 5:22 AM :: 3867 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Rep Tulsi Gabbard speech nominating Sen Bernie Sanders for President at Democratic National Convention July 26, 2016....

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Sen. Sam Slom Endorses Kelii Akina for OHA Trustee
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 8:39 PM :: 4536 Views :: OHA, Politicians, Republican Party

A Message from State Senator Sam Slom:  From time to time there is a candidate who is really worth supporting....

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Tulsi Gabbard: ‘The Congresswoman Trump Fans Can Love’
By Selected News Articles @ 3:41 PM :: 4742 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

She’s a lawmaker who has a soft spot for dictatorial regimes....

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Monday, July 25, 2016
Honolulu: Property Tax Bills and Absentee Ballots Arrive in Mail
By Rep Charles Djou @ 4:04 AM :: 4470 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

This week our City government mailed two very important documents:  your property tax bill and your absentee ballot....

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
Tulsi Gabbard Votes Against Zika Funding
By Joni Kamiya @ 6:25 PM :: 4005 Views :: Health Care, Politicians

When politics start to affect public health and well being, there’s a major problem....

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Friday, July 22, 2016
Hawaii Reapportionment Case: Only Mark Takai Put his Name on the Line
By Robert Thomas @ 11:11 PM :: 4848 Views :: Military, Politicians

...one of the rare people in public life who actually showed political courage to do the right thing when literally not one of his colleagues had the guts to join him....

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
VIDEO: HART Vice-Chair Endorses Charles Djou
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 5587 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor, Politicians, Rail

...after having seen Caldwell in ‘action’ as mayor, Damien and the IBEW have thrown their support firmly behind Charles....

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
It Begins: Caldwell Launches First Negative Campaign Ad
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 3889 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...We always knew the mayor would reach for negative campaigning because, as the media reported, that's "the way he rolls."....

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Rep Mark Takai Dies--Special Election in November
By News Release @ 6:10 PM :: 4694 Views :: Politicians

...Rep. Mark Takai, 49, dies after battle with pancreatic cancer....

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
2016 Candidate Info Available on League of Women Voters Website
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 4354 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

Candidate information is available for all counties in Hawaii. Nearly three hundred candidates....

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Monday, July 18, 2016
VIDEO: Linda Lingle Addresses GOP Convention
By Video @ 6:56 PM :: 4291 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Linda Lingle took the stage at the Republican National Convention to call for new leadership on issues important to Jewish Americans....

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Monday, July 18, 2016
Team Djou Challenge—Rail, Trust, Homelessness, Ethics
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 3912 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Four reasons to vote Djou....

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
OHA Chair Lindsey Still Missing in Action
By Selected News Articles @ 6:54 PM :: 3904 Views :: OHA, Politicians

Robert Lindseyʻs disappearance at OHA started long before his stroke....

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Poll: Djou Ahead 39-30
By Rep Charles Djou @ 6:47 PM :: 4015 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Ballots will be mailed in 5 days.  This election can be won with 50% + 1 vote....

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Friday, July 15, 2016
Djou Raises $259K in First Month of Campaign
By News Release @ 5:05 AM :: 3987 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

The Djou for Mayor campaign will file its first campaign finance report today....

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Friday, July 15, 2016
Three Candidates For Mayor, Three Positions On Honolulu Rail
By Robert Thomas @ 4:49 AM :: 4102 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail
Continue past Middle Street to Ala Moana only if the total cost does not exceed $7,000,000,000.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
VIDEO: Djou Launches First TV Commercial
By Video @ 11:00 PM :: 3888 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians
This mayor's race can be won in the Primary with 51% of the vote!
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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Ex-Rep Richard Fale Pleads No Contest, Fined $1000
By News Release @ 5:48 PM :: 4260 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Republican Party

...Sum Total of Results: Rep Gil Riviere Switches to Democratic Party....

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Sunday, July 10, 2016
HGEA Maui Endorsements Leaked
By Andrew Walden @ 9:07 PM :: 4883 Views :: Maui County, Labor, Politicians

...these endorsements are approved by Maui HGEA leaders but have not been officially ‘blessed’ by State HGEA HQ....

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Friday, July 8, 2016
One Month Since Launch of Djou Campaign
By News Release @ 4:54 AM :: 3697 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

You can feel the momentum building....

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Thursday, July 7, 2016
Djou Agrees to Eight Debates
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 3439 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Djou will participate in the following eight debates and forums in the next five weeks -- at least one of which Caldwell has refused to attend....

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Caldwell Planning Smear Tactics?
By Rep Charles Djou @ 5:11 PM :: 3961 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...this race will soon get ugly.... 

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Friday, July 1, 2016
Djou: Fundraising Exceptionally Strong
By Rep Charles Djou @ 10:18 PM :: 3625 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...we will be able to file an exceptionally strong fundraising report that demonstrates the strength of our campaign and message....

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Hawaii Campaign Spending: Judge Reverses Medieval Punishment for 15th Century Campaign Contribution
By News Release @ 9:47 PM :: 3279 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...the violation itself was caused by a glitch in CSC software....

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016
HGEA Announces Primary Election Endorsements
By News Release @ 4:46 AM :: 4833 Views :: Labor, Politicians

...the state’s largest labor union, announced its endorsed candidates for the 2016 Primary Election today....

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Monday, June 20, 2016
Star-Adv Hits Caldwell ‘Abject Failure of Leadership’
By Rep Charles Djou @ 1:22 AM :: 5181 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

The newspaper characterized Caldwell's decision-making as "political expediency" driven by his re-election campaign....

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Sunday, June 19, 2016
CD1: U.S. Air Force colonel Shirlene Ostrov is “a candidate who can win.”
By News Release @ 7:20 PM :: 4909 Views :: Military, Politicians, Republican Party

She is a new face to Hawaii politics, but she is no stranger to the arena in Washington, DC, where she served as a Congressional liaison for the U.S. Transportation Command....

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Sunday, June 19, 2016
Mayor Becomes Incoherent
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:53 AM :: 5225 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

Over the past 48-hours the mayor's policy on rail swung wildly in a display of uneven and poorly constructed leadership....

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Friday, June 17, 2016
Fire Mayor, Not the Ethics Director
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:08 AM :: 4369 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

Totto's troubles only started when he started investigating Caldwell's political fundraising practices....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Cayetano, Kobayashi Endorse Djou for Mayor--Heen to Head Campaign
By News Release @ 11:08 PM :: 5477 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

"The backing of these trusted community leaders is a reflection of how much we need new leadership at Honolulu Hale."

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
FULL TEXT: State GOP Files Challenge to Sen Laura Thielen Nomination Papers
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 5976 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians, Republican Party

...under Hawaii's statute governing challenges to nomination papers (HRS Section 12-8)....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Meet Col Shirlene Ostrov, Republican Candidate for Congressional District 1
By News Release @ 5:25 PM :: 6376 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...10AM on Tuesday, June 14 at the Hawaii Republican Party Headquarters....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Tulsi Gabbard Launches Campaign for DNC Chair
By Andrew Walden @ 4:59 PM :: 5477 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Bernie lost so I have zero chance at being vice-president.  Now I will campaign for DNC Chair by launching this rumor....

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Duke Aiona Endorses Charles Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 4569 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Republican Party
"I am pleased to call Charles Djou a friend and look forward to helping elect him mayor."
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016
GOP Chairman Welcomes Party Switch by Rod Tam
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 3899 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"...his arrest record was expunged by the court, giving Rod a clean record and a fresh start...."

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Full Text: Ben Cayetano Endorses Charles Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 12:27 PM :: 5107 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Mayor’s Race: Ernie Martin Chickens Out
By News Release @ 12:24 AM :: 3180 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

"I have great respect for the office of the Mayor"

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Friday, May 27, 2016
Who’s Running: Candidates Pulling Papers as of May 27, 2016
By Andrew Walden @ 10:00 PM :: 5156 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Office of Elections, Politicians

Hanabusa, Galuteria & Lei Ahu Isa pull papers to run for CD1 -- Tuesday June 7 is last day to file ....

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
After One Month as HART Chair, Hanabusa flees to run for Congress
By Andrew Walden @ 12:51 AM :: 7130 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians, Rail

Hanabusa is an opportunist. She gave up her House seat to achieve something bigger and better in the Senate, but she lost....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Ethics Ruling: Sen Josh Green Secretly Living in Honolulu Since 2005
By News Release @ 5:16 AM :: 6893 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

... Josh Green Lives and Works on Oahu but Says he Still Occasionally Visits his Kona District ....

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Sunday, May 22, 2016
HSTA announces recommendations for Hawaii State House and Senate primary races
By News Release @ 2:15 AM :: 4162 Views :: Labor, Politicians

The HSTA recommends the following candidates....

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Rep Takai Will Not Seek Reelection
By News Release @ 5:38 PM :: 4124 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...I had truly hoped to aggressively fight this cancer while seeking re-election, but I recently learned that my cancer has spread....

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Rep Gene Ward Seeks Reelection to State House—Slom to File for Senate
By News Release @ 3:54 AM :: 4153 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...He has been in touch with Sam on almost a daily basis, and said, “Sam is doing just fine and will file his papers tomorrow; his “P & V” numbers (“p…..and vinegar”) are escalating daily and he’s up for his Senate race.”....

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Friday, May 6, 2016
Did Caldwell Illegally Launch Reelection Campaign On County Time?
By News Release @ 4:14 PM :: 4822 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

...There appeared to be a number of city employees in attendance....

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Thursday, May 5, 2016
Rep Beth Fukumoto Chang: “Aggressively Redefine What it Means to be a Minority Member”
By Rep Beth Fukumoto @ 6:31 PM :: 4161 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...A minority can't be productive participants unless it is accompanied by a majority that's willing to ignore labels and listen....

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Thursday, May 5, 2016
Midweek Liberal Lovefest
By Selected News Articles @ 12:27 AM :: 3216 Views :: Politicians

...the author goes to great lengths to ignore the spotty legislative record of these two legislators to deliver a fairy tale....

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Ewa Beach House Campaign: Stolen Signs, Bolt Cutters, and Confrontations with Police
By News Release @ 1:03 AM :: 6194 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

"...he has quite the history of confrontations with HPD...."

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Friday, April 22, 2016
Tulsi Gabbard Turns 35--Running for Vice President?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:44 PM :: 3959 Views :: Politicians

...Sanders’ camp has been quiet as far as whether Gabbard would join the Vermont senator as his running mate....

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Thursday, April 21, 2016
SB2301: Legislators Vote $10M for Drunk Driver to Promote Rave Parties
By Andrew Walden @ 7:58 PM :: 5763 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...“Keahole Management Group LLC” is managed by former House Vice-Speaker Jon Riki Karimtsu ....

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Monday, April 11, 2016
Senator Sam Slom to Undergo Heart Surgery
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 10:59 AM :: 6275 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

The Senator has elected to have surgery performed later this week....

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