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Hawaii 24/7 to live stream Waimea governor forum (July 23)

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Hawaii 24/7 will live stream the candidate forum Wednesday evening from Waimea. It is the island’s last governor candidate forum before walk in voting starts Monday, July 28. Forum starts 5:15 p.m Wednesday, July 23 at Waimea School Cafeteria. It will conclude at 7 p.m. Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Sen. David Ige […]

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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

Upcoming candidate forums

MEDIA RELEASE Elections for many of Hawaii’s federal, state and county offices will take place this year, including a Special Election for the office of one of Hawaii’s U.S. Senators. The Primary Election is Saturday, Aug. 9 and the General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Some of the races may be decided in the Primary […]

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Abercrombie campaign raises $4.32 million

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s 2014 campaign is receiving substantial support, raising $4,320,000 to date, according to the latest report filed with the Campaign Spending Commission. “Under Gov. Abercrombie’s leadership, Hawaii’s economy is growing again, state finances are healthy, student test scores are improving, and precious lands have been saved for future generations,” said Bill […]

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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

Voter registration deadline July 10

MEDIA RELEASE The Office of Elections and County Clerks of Hawaii remind residents that the last day to register to vote in the primary election is Thursday, July 10, 2014. Currently, the State of Hawaii has more than 700,000 registered voters. To be eligible to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of […]

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Hawaii 24/7 live stream Schatz-Hanabusa forum in Kona (July 2)

MEDIA RELEASE Friends of NELHA invites the public to the Gateway Center for a screening of the island’s only candidate forum featuring U.S. Senate candidates Brian Schatz and Colleen Hanabusa, to be live-streamed Wednesday, July 2 from Sangha Hall in Hilo. Doors to the Gateway Center will open at 6 p.m., and, beginning at 6:30 […]

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Hawaii 24/7 to live stream U.S. Senate candidate forum (July 2)

MEDIA RELEASE A U.S. Senate Candidate Forum featuring U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz and U.S. Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa is Wednesday, July 2 at Sangha Hall, 424 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; forum runs 6:30-8 p.m. The forum is sponsored by the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry […]

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Candidate forum in Kealakekua (June 21)

MEDIA RELEASE Candidates Forum Saturday, June 21, 2014 Open to the Public COUNTY COUNCIL, District 6 District 6 encompasses Volcano Village, Hawaiian Orchid Estates, Pahala, Punaluu, Nalehu, South Point, Ocean View, Milolii, Hookena, Honaunau, Keei, Napoopoo, Captain Cook, portion of Kealakekua, Keopuka Heights, Kona Hospital, Keopuka Kai 1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Doors open at […]

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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

Who’s running for office?

Three council seats without incumbent; 12 vie for governor

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Hawaii County Democratic Party Convention (May 3)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii County Democratic Party Convention is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3 at Sangha Hall, where more than160 delegates will gather to hear speeches and consider proposed modifications to the County’s Party’s Platform, Resolutions, and Rules that will eventually go to the Hawaii State Democratic Convention on May 24-25 in Honolulu. Numerous elected […]

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2014 political party ballot position set

MEDIA RELEASE The Office of Elections has announced the order of the political parties that will appear on voters’ primary election ballot. The positions of the state’s five political party ballots – and a sixth nonpartisan ballot – will appear as follows on the 2014 primary ballot: Libertarian, Independent, Republican, Green, Nonpartisan, and Democratic. By […]

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Hunt vying for Council District 5 seat

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Island writer Tiffany Edwards Hunt has filed nomination papers for the Hawaii County Council District 5 seat, representing Puna. Hunt, who is the editor of the 6,000 circulation monthly newspaper Big Island Chronicle, said she sees transportation, growth and development, waste management, and public health and safety as key issues that Puna […]

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Akaka to serve as honorary chair for Hanabusa campaign

MEDIA RELEASE Retired Sen. Daniel K. Akaka will serve as honorary statewide chairman for U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa’s campaign for the U.S. Senate, joining a growing list of community leaders from across the state who are coming together to support Colleen’s vision for the future of Hawaii. The county chairs will help coordinate community outreach […]

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Gabbard announces reelection campaign

MEDIA RELEASE Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has announced the launch of her campaign for reelection in 2014. “It has truly been my honor and privilege to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District, and to do my best to be your voice in Washington,” Gabbard said. “There is still much work to be done. I know that by […]

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Congressman Neil Abercrombie talks about his run for the governor's office in 2010.

Abercrombie launches re-election campaign

MEDIA RELEASE Citing hard choices and tough decisions that had to be made to rebuild Hawaii’s economy, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has formally launched his bid for re-election. “I’m pleased to report that the days of fiscal chaos are behind us,” the governor told a gathering of supporters. “I pledge to keep our economy growing, because […]

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