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Hawaii County Elections Division office in Hilo. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Early walk-in voting to begin Tuesday (Oct 23)

Starting October 23 through November 3, 2018, registered voters may visit any early walk-in voting location within their county to cast their ballot. Election officials want to remind Hawaii residents that they may still register to vote at any early walk-in voting location in their county or at their assigned polling place on Election Day, […]

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Drive-thru voter registration in Hilo, Kona and Pahoa October 6 & 9, 2018

The Office of Elections and County Clerks will be conducting drive-thru voter registration at various locations statewide. Individuals may visit any of the following locations where election officials will be on hand to assist voters in registering from the convenience of their vehicle. Voters who have moved or changed their name since the last election […]

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The polling place at Pahoa Community Center for the primary election Saturday, August 9, 2014. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Absentee walk-in voting sites at Pahoa and Pahala to be closed Wednesday (Aug 8) due to Hurricane Hector

The County of Hawai’i Clerk’s Office will close Absentee Walk-in Voting Sites at the Pahoa Community Center and the Pahala Community Center on Wednesday, August 8, due to the threat posed by Hurricane Hector. These two Absentee Walk-in Voting Sites might also be closed on Thursday, August 9, depending on post-storm conditions. All other Absentee […]

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Election year reminder from Hawaii Dept of Transportation on political signs

As election season heats up, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) reminds everyone that outdoor advertising, including political campaign signage, is prohibited within the State Highway’s right of way. Highways Maintenance staff and residents have reported increases in illegally placed signage within HDOT jurisdiction. HDOT is providing this reminder as a courtesy to give candidates […]

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West Hawaii candidates forum set for July 3 & 10, 2018

Candidates for State Senator District 3 and County Council District 7 will be held in West Hawaii in July.

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The polling place in Pahoa opened right on time on General Election Day Tuesday (Nov 6). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Election officials mail out absentee ballots to voters affected by the Kilauea Eruption

The Hawaii County Elections Division will begin mailing absentee ballots on June 25, 2018, to voters originally assigned to Pahoa Community Center, 04-03, and Pahoa High/Intermediate School, 04-04. Affected voters should expect to receive their ballot for the Primary Election at the mailing address associated with their voter registration.

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The polling place at Waikoloa School was busy during the last hour of voting. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Two Pahoa sites designated as absentee mail precincts for 2018 Primary Election

Due to the continuing volcanic eruption, the Office of Elections issued a proclamation today designating polling places 04-03, Pahoa Community Center, and 04-04, Pahoa High/Intermediate School, as absentee mail precincts for the 2018 Primary Election. Election officials declared polling places 04-03 and 04-04 as mail precincts to ensure that voters affected by the volcanic activity […]

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The polling place at Waikoloa School was busy during the last hour of voting. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

The Office of Elections seeks volunteers for the 2018 elections

The Office of Elections is looking for volunteers to help conduct the 2018 Primary Election on Saturday, August 11 and the General Election on Tuesday, November 6. More than 4,000 volunteers are needed to fill various positions which include assisting voters at the polling place, transporting election materials and supplies, and resolving inquiries from the […]

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The polling place at Waikoloa School was busy during the last hour of voting. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Primary Election political party ballot position determined for August 11, 2018

The Office of Elections determined today, by random drawing, the order the political preferences will appear on the 2018 Primary Election ballot. Hawaii conducts a single party primary where voters must select their political preference and vote for candidates within their selection.

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Bronsten Kossow to run for Kanuha’s vacant council seat in Kona

Lifelong Kona resident Bronsten “Kalei” Kossow announces he will run for Kanuha’s vacant seat in the County Council. County Council District 7 is comprised of Kealakekua, Kona Scenic, Kainaliu, Honalo, Keauhou, Kahalu‘u, Hōlualoa, Kona Hillcrest, Pualani Estates, Sunset View, Kuakini Heights, Kona Vistas, Ali‘i Heights, and Kona Industrial.

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Councilman Kanuha announces his run for State Senate

Hawaiʻi County Councilman Dru Kanuha today announced his candidacy for State Senate District 3, representing Kaʻū and Kona. “Since the people of Kona gave me the opportunity and privilege to serve on the County Council in 2012, it’s been great to bring people together to get things done for our community. Now I look forward […]

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A polling site at Hawaiian Paradise Park's community center on primary election day Saturday (Aug 11). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Primary Election 2016 final results for Hawaii County

Total of 40,180 (or 36.6%) of registered Big Island voters cast ballots

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Polling place at Hilo High School Cafeteria for the General Election on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Primary Election 2016: Kim to return to mayor’s office

Empty council seats in Hilo, Puna up for grabs; Rep. Evans in tight battle with Tarnas

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Mayoral candidates forum in Hilo Wednesday (July 27)

Mayoral Candidates Forum at Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale in Hilo, Hawaii.

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