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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Rep Mark Takai Dies--Special Election in November
By News Release @ 6:10 PM :: 5913 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 :: 5705 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 :: 5858 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 :: 5182 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 :: 5177 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 :: 5630 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 :: 5458 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 :: 5868 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 :: 5392 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 :: 5719 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 :: 6518 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 :: 5144 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 :: 4850 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 :: 5484 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 :: 5049 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 :: 4612 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 :: 6950 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 :: 6976 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 :: 6937 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 :: 7124 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 :: 5845 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 :: 7170 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 :: 7977 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 :: 8066 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 :: 7415 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Politicians, Tulsi Gabbard

...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 :: 6198 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 :: 5757 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 :: 6606 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 :: 4398 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 :: 7144 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 :: 9511 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 :: 9185 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 :: 5590 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 :: 6007 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 :: 5647 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 :: 6394 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 :: 5767 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 :: 4302 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 :: 7870 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 :: 5099 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 :: 7387 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 :: 8485 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

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

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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Billy Kenoi Indicted, Arrest Warrant Issued -- Could Get 15 Years in Prison
By Selected News Articles @ 2:50 PM :: 8508 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Politicians

Lorraine Inouye: Kenoi Should Resign...

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Sunday, March 20, 2016
Report: Rep Fukumoto Will Quit Republican Party
By Andrew Walden @ 12:06 PM :: 8479 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"...Rep Beth Fukumoto is going to leave the party most likely after her reelection...."

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Monday, March 7, 2016
Djou Open Letter against Trump: ‘Selfish immaturity unworthy of Presidency’
By Rep Charles Djou @ 12:43 PM :: 6922 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...Donald Trump’s candidacy, however, is inconsistent with my values and I am unable in good conscience to vote for him....

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Saturday, March 5, 2016
Sen Sam Slom Hospitalized
By News Release @ 12:33 PM :: 5306 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...he said he will be staying overnight to “sample hospital cuisine and avoid doing dishes.”....

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Friday, March 4, 2016
Former Bush Supporter Barbara Marumoto Endorses Rubio
By Rep Barbara Marumoto @ 8:15 PM :: 5751 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"I'm voting for Marco Rubio, the candidate who can beat Hillary Clinton."

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Friday, March 4, 2016
Former Carson Supporter Sen Sam Slom Endorses Ted Cruz for President
By News Release @ 7:51 PM :: 5058 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Dr. Ben Carson has officially dropped out of the race for president....

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
HB1473: Help Legislators Buy Influence, Spread Campaign Cash
By Selected News Articles @ 2:22 AM :: 5805 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

This culture of “vote buying” creates a false majority....

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Sunday, February 28, 2016
VIDEO: Tulsi Gabbard Resigns DNC, Endorses Bernie Sanders
By Video @ 2:26 PM :: 6410 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians
Gabbard explained to Chuck Todd that ... we need a Commander-in-Chief with “foresight” and “good judgment.”
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