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Sunday, January 22, 2023
Supreme Court: Election Officials moved office furniture instead of ‘curing’ hundreds of invalidated ballots
By Andrew Walden @ 9:40 PM :: 1008 Views :: Office of Elections

... Thousands of absentee voters are disenfranchised every election due to rejection of their ballots by the four county election offices ....

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Applicants Sought for Hawaiʻi Elections Commission
By News Release @ 10:32 PM :: 557 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections

... to fill the unexpired term of William Dean (County of Hawaiʻi) that will expire on June 30, 2024 ....

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Another 'Clean Elections' Bill Introduced
By News Release @ 3:59 AM :: 582 Views :: Ethics, Office of Elections

... this would cost the state $25 million per year ....

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Friday, January 6, 2023
Hawaii Supreme Court Jan. 19th Oral Arguments in Disputed Maui Council Election
By Selected News Articles @ 4:05 AM :: 673 Views :: Maui County, Office of Elections

... the challenge brought by Ahia and 30 Maui County voters argues Maui County Clerk Kathy Kaohu made an error by failing to determine the validity of hundreds of mail-in ballot envelopes deemed ‘deficient’ ....

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Friday, January 6, 2023
Maui County Hiring County Clerk, Deputy
By News Release @ 3:19 AM :: 589 Views :: Maui County, Office of Elections

... Ensure the integrity of the election process ....

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Thursday, November 10, 2022
General Election Results--Fourth Read and Recount Results
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 PM :: 4047 Views :: Office of Elections

... Republicans win four new House seats and a new Senate seat ....

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Too Late to Mail Ballots -- Cast in person at Voter Service Centers or Drop Boxes
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 2294 Views :: Office of Elections

... Voters can still drop their ballots off in person at ballot drop boxes or vote in person at voter service centers .... 

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Thursday, October 27, 2022
Voting Power? Hawaii Ranks 10th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 PM :: 800 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

... how much your individual vote counts ....

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Thursday, October 6, 2022
Hawaii’s all-mail voting system a barrier for unhoused, non-English speakers
By Center for Public Integrity @ 4:07 PM :: 900 Views :: Homelessness, Office of Elections

... without a permanent address, the homeless can’t receive a mailed ballot ....

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Friday, September 9, 2022
Primary Election Challenges Rapidly Rejected by State Supreme Court
By Andrew Walden @ 5:46 AM :: 1466 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

... Updated rundown on Primary Election challenges being disposed of by the State Supreme Court.  Two are 'normal', the rest are not ....

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Friday, September 9, 2022
Judge: Former Residents May not Vote in Hawaii Elections
By Court House News @ 3:56 AM :: 894 Views :: National News, Office of Elections

... Allowing voters living in U.S. territories to vote absentee in states they used to live in would give them outsized voting rights compared to fellow residents, a federal judge found....

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Sunday, August 14, 2022
Hawaii Primary Election Results 2022
By Andrew Walden @ 1:57 AM :: 4582 Views :: Office of Elections

... Results from Hawaii Primary Election, August 13, 2022 -- Crime Families, Drunks, Anti-Vaxxers, and a Putin Dupe ....

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Friday, July 29, 2022
27 Candidates Fail to File Financial Disclosures
By News Release @ 11:53 PM :: 1694 Views :: Ethics, Office of Elections, Politicians

... information about a candidate’s sources of income; business ownership interests; officer or director positions in businesses; debts; real property interests; clients represented before state agencies; and creditor interests in an insolvent business ....

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Monday, July 25, 2022
Applicants Sought for Hawaii Elections Commission
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 855 Views :: Office of Elections

... need to appoint two members to the Commission -- Big Island and Kauai ....

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Sunday, July 3, 2022
A Quick Guide to the OHA Elections
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:59 AM :: 2818 Views :: Office of Elections, OHA

... there are 18 candidates for six OHA trustee positions ....

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022
2022 Primary Election--Get a Sample Ballot for Your District
By News Release @ 11:39 PM :: 1319 Views :: Office of Elections

... get a copy of a sample ballot specific to your district ....

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
508 Candidates Pull Papers -- 394 file
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 19074 Views :: Office of Elections

... filing closed Tuesday, June 7, 2022, candidates have one day to withdraw ....

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Friday, May 13, 2022
After Bribery Convictions, Legislators Tout Ethics Reforms
By News Release @ 5:52 PM :: 1122 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Office of Elections

... 8 of the 14 bills identified by Commission were adopted by 2022 Legislature ....

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Track Your Ballot: Ballottrax Service Launched in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:43 PM :: 1190 Views :: Office of Elections

... Hawaii voters can sign up now to receive notifications about their mail ballot .... 

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Thursday, March 24, 2022
538: What If Hawaii Voted First In The Democratic Presidential Primaries?
By Selected News Articles @ 6:25 PM :: 1265 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

... Hawaii doesn’t have a presidential primary law — Democrats there used a party-run event in 2020 ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Maui Musical Chairs: Rumor of Roz Baker Retirement
By Selected News Articles @ 6:21 PM :: 1442 Views :: Maui County, Office of Elections

... King v McKelvey for State Senate? ....

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Saturday, March 19, 2022
HB124: Committee amends bill for Hawaii election guide
By Selected News Articles @ 12:31 AM :: 840 Views :: Office of Elections

... The guide would consist of 150-word statements from candidates running for statewide or federal offices ....

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Friday, March 18, 2022
Election 2022: Big Drama in CD2 Dem Primary?
By Selected News Articles @ 6:26 AM :: 1941 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Office of Elections

... If it’s an open seat, multiple Democrats are likely to jump at the opportunity ....

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Cocaine News: Heidi Tsuneyoshi declares candidacy for Governor--as Republican
By News Release @ 7:00 PM :: 4324 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Office of Elections, Politicians, Drugs

... Heidi's husband, Chad Tsuneyoshi, is a federal ex-con convicted for his part in a 1000kg cocaine ring ....

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Monday, January 31, 2022
OHA Trustee Keola Lindsey Resigns
By News Release @ 6:48 PM :: 4460 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections, OHA

... OHA’s Board of Trustees will have 60 days to appoint a new trustee for Hawaiʻi Island, who will serve in the position until the next Hawaiʻi state general election in November 2022 ....

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Saturday, January 15, 2022
Commission Hears Complaints on Election Integrity
By News Release @ 2:36 AM :: 2627 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

"...what he is bringing to the table is absolutely valid.…"

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Election Integrity? Hawaii Dead Last
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:02 PM :: 2220 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

... Assessing the Status of State Election Fairness and Security ....

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Reapportionment: Statewide Public Hearings Begin November 30
By News Release @ 4:19 PM :: 1407 Views :: Office of Elections

... the Reapportionment Commission will be conducting its public hearings remotely using interactive conference technology ....

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Thursday, November 4, 2021
State Adopting Ballot Tracking System
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 1835 Views :: Kauai County, Office of Elections

... the Ballot Tracking System will be available for the upcoming Kauai Prosecutor Special Election and then for Statewide Elections and Primaries in 2022 ....

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Monday, October 25, 2021
Republican Reapportionment Update
By Brett Kulbis @ 7:51 PM :: 2070 Views :: Honolulu County, Office of Elections, Republican Party

... Notable proposed changes to Oahu ....

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Sunday, September 26, 2021
Make Your Own Hawaii Redistricting Maps Online
By News Release @ 12:41 AM :: 1383 Views :: Office of Elections

... Learn how to draw your own maps for the 2 House of Representatives, all 76 State legislative seats, and 9 Hawaii County Council seats on the very software used by the commissions! ....

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Monday, September 6, 2021
Judge Denies Feds’ motion to dismiss voting rights lawsuit in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:02 PM :: 1623 Views :: Office of Elections

... A motion to dismiss a voting rights lawsuit involving U.S. citizens who moved to overseas territories was denied by a federal judge on Friday, allowing the case to proceed ....

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Saturday, April 17, 2021
Republicans Divided over Apportionment Commission
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:40 PM :: 2792 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Republican Party

"... Well looks like the fix is in ...."

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Supreme Court Upholds Keli'i Akina Election Victory
By News Release @ 5:18 PM :: 2486 Views :: Office of Elections, OHA

"...It has taken a monumental effort to ensure that I can continue to bring integrity and effectiveness to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs...."

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Hawaii Election Results -- Final Read
By News Release @ 4:32 AM :: 4370 Views :: Office of Elections

... FINAL Read -- Total turnout   579,784 -- 69.6% ....

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Still Haven't Voted? Find Your Voter Service Center
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 3896 Views :: Office of Elections

...voters must return their ballot to a place of deposit (ballot drop box) before Tues 7PM -- DO NOT MAIL YOUR BALLOT ....

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Hawaii Least Politically Engaged State
By Selected News Articles @ 10:58 PM :: 2371 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

... Civic participation is a key ingredient of a well-functioning democracy ....

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
PBS: Hawaii Absentee Ballot Data Problems
By Selected News Articles @ 12:13 AM :: 2109 Views :: Office of Elections

... Hawaii both indicate that they transmitted fewer ballots to voters than were submitted ....

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Saturday, October 10, 2020
Hawaii Family Forum General Election Voter Guide
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 11:08 PM :: 2506 Views :: Office of Elections

...We have two guides this year:  One is local and one is for the President’s race....

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Saturday, October 10, 2020
New Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Expand Voting Rights in U.S. Territories
By News Release @ 3:57 AM :: 1843 Views :: Office of Elections

...six U.S. citizens living in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands have filed a federal lawsuit challenging federal and state laws that deny them the right to vote for President and voting representation in Congress....

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard irks left after citing Project Veritas in call to ban ballot harvesting
By Selected News Articles @ 11:36 PM :: 3292 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Office of Elections

...“Project Veritas offers further evidence of the need to ban ballot harvesting,” Mrs. Gabbard tweeted to her 890,000 followers....

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Rep Tulsi Gabbard: Ban Vote Harvesting
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 3106 Views :: Ethics, Labor, Office of Elections

...While some states have prohibited vote harvesting, many states lack any regulations that would stop third-parties from fraudulently collecting and mishandling ballots as has occurred in recent elections....

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Friday, September 25, 2020
Vote by Mail: Ballot Drop Dates by County
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:47 PM :: 1833 Views :: Office of Elections

... October 5, 2020 is the final day to register to vote for the General Election online or by mail with the Clerk’s Office ... but ... Voters are eligible for same day voter registration for the General Election at voter service centers ....

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Common Cause 2020 Legislative Wrap Up
By News Release @ 4:33 AM :: 2652 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Office of Elections

...Ige’s deadline to veto bills has passed, so we know which of the bills that made it through this most unusual session will become law....

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Sunday, August 30, 2020
Lawsuit: Lindsey Cheats Anti-Telescope Protester in OHA Race
By Andrew Walden @ 5:52 AM :: 7355 Views :: Ethics, Office of Elections, OHA

...Is the entire administration of OHA complicit in the illegal candidacy of an OHA executive for Trustee?....

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Saturday, August 29, 2020
General Election Registration Deadline Oct 5
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 2:17 AM :: 2040 Views :: Office of Elections, COVID-19

...Issue Update & Education From Hawaii Family Forum....

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020
The Scoop on Hawaii Elections 2020
By Video @ 4:11 AM :: 2052 Views :: Office of Elections

... Keli'i Akina & Colin Moore Talk Story ....

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Sunday, August 9, 2020
Fourth Read: Results from 406,425 votes
By Andrew Walden @ 12:25 AM :: 5659 Views :: Office of Elections

... final results for all races ....

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Sunday, August 2, 2020
Pro-Telescope Voter Guide
By Samuel Wilder King II @ 6:33 PM :: 6399 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Office of Elections, OHA

...Here is the Imua TMT's latest voter guide. We have compiled a list of candidates and many of their stances on the TMT....

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Saturday, August 1, 2020
Important Reminders on Your Ballot
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:23 PM :: 2004 Views :: Office of Elections

...You should have received your ballot already....

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