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Thursday, November 23, 2023
Laughed out of Court: Libertarians Asked Federal Judge to ‘Disband Hawaii Republican Party’
By Court House News @ 1:31 PM :: 1042 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

... Since 2020, Dicks and a rag-bag of co-plaintiffs have filed 13 ‘pro-se’ state suits and three ‘pro-se’ federal court suits on various complaints.  All have been summarily dismissed ....

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Thursday, October 12, 2023
'B-' Hawaii Community Redistricting Report Card
By News Release @ 2:57 AM :: 1319 Views :: Ethics, Office of Elections

... Maps were made public right before meetings, which did not allow for adequate time to review them thoroughly .... 

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Thursday, October 12, 2023
RFK Vehicle?  ‘No Labels Party’ wins ballot access in Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:15 AM :: 1514 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians, COVID-19

... will RFK go Libertarian or 'No Labels'? ....

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Thursday, September 28, 2023
Lawsuit: Hawaii Breaks Law on Voter Rolls
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:36 PM :: 1731 Views :: Ethics, Office of Elections

... Hawaii’s chief election officer violated the National Voter Registration Act, which requires states to update voter registration rolls regularly ....

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Saturday, September 2, 2023
Lawsuit: Libertarians Ask Federal Court to ‘Disband Hawaii Republican Party’
By Andrew Walden @ 10:42 PM :: 2959 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

... If Republicans were stripped of ballot access, the Libertarians would be the only alternative to the Democratic Party ....

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Saturday, August 12, 2023
Hawaii Libertarians Coalesce with Other 3rd Party Activists, Elect New Leadership
By Andrew Walden @ 1:27 AM :: 2253 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

... Three political parties have been disqualified by the State in the prior cycle: Green, Aloha Aina, and the Constitution Parties. All of these unaffiliated independent voters are ripe pickings for the third largest party fighting for a seat at the debate table with the drones and the clones ....

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Friday, August 4, 2023
Hawaii Democrats Used ‘Fake Electors’ During The 1960 Election. Nobody Was Charged.
By Selected News Articles @ 2:48 PM :: 3590 Views :: National News, Hawaii History, Office of Elections

... A recount of Hawaii’s votes ultimately reversed the outcome of the state election ....

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Monday, July 17, 2023
Real Estate Sharks Circle Hawaii Republican HQ as Party Loses ANOTHER Chairman
By Andrew Walden @ 6:31 AM :: 4969 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

... Just two months after being elected at the abortive May 6, 2023, Republican state convention in Hilo, latest Chair, Tim Dalhouse, has resigned ....

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Thursday, May 4, 2023
Another Crackpot Election Lawsuit Thrown out of Court
By Court House News @ 12:00 PM :: 2042 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

... Failed plaintiff Karl Dicks is a member of the Hawaii Republican State Committee and District 46 Chair.  Will he be expelled from the Republican Party for seeking its removal from the ballot in a previous lawsuit? ....

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Monday, February 27, 2023
Minor Parties to be Removed from Hawaii Ballot
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 1695 Views :: Office of Elections

... Aloha Aina Party, Green Party, Constitution Party ....

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Friday, February 17, 2023
Kauai Council: Oppose HB132, Eliminates Election Auditing
By News Release @ 9:38 PM :: 1816 Views :: Kauai County, Office of Elections

... Opponents of HB132/SB180 are encouraging the other Hawaii County Councils to follow Kauai's example ....

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Hawaii Republicans lose challenge of 2022 election audit process
By Court House News @ 1:30 PM :: 1488 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

... The Republicans' attorney William Dean characterized the party’s claims of damages to be "extemporaneous" ....

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Monday, January 30, 2023
SB19: Allow Dead People to Vote
By Selected News Articles @ 3:35 PM :: 1219 Views :: Office of Elections

... The Senate Judiciary Committee heard comments for and against the bill on Friday. Ultimately, the committee deferred the bill ....

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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 :: 1978 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 :: 1250 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 :: 1219 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 :: 1391 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 :: 1270 Views :: Maui County, Office of Elections

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

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022
2022 Election Wrap-up
By News Release @ 11:30 PM :: 238 Views :: Office of Elections

... What does it mean to “cure a ballot”? ....

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Thursday, November 10, 2022
General Election Results--Fourth Read and Recount Results
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 PM :: 5106 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 :: 3231 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 :: 1517 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 :: 1672 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 :: 2364 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 :: 1554 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 :: 5290 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 :: 2403 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 :: 1236 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 :: 3412 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 :: 1716 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 :: 21932 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 :: 1730 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 :: 1708 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 :: 1877 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 :: 1978 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 :: 1313 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 :: 2595 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 :: 5440 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 :: 5169 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 :: 3283 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 :: 2788 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 :: 1800 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 :: 2493 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 :: 2681 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 :: 1782 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 :: 1990 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 :: 3433 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 :: 2875 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 :: 4936 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 :: 4547 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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