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Mazie Hirono, left, and Linda Lingle. 2012 US Senate candidates. Lingle vs Hirono: An Historically Rare, Important Election
August 22nd, 2012 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0)
 

An examination of the differences between the two US Senate candidates. It is a rare election that will have national attention, and possibly tip the balance of power in the US for decades.


Mufi Hanneman (photo by Wendy Osher), left, and Ed Case (photo courtesy of Roll Call). Ed and Mufi’s Not-So-Excellent Election
August 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0)
 

How they lost, and where they go from here.


A 2012 polling location on the Big Island. More than half polling places failed to open on time for the August 11 primary election. Photo by Josh Pacheco. Election Failures Prompt Discussion to Change Voting System
August 15th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0)
 

A series of voting problems over on the Big Island have prompted a discussion on whether to change Hawaii’s election system. Meanwhile, studies show that mail-in voting encourages greater voter turnout.


Lingle discusses social security and medicare with seniors during a visit to the Valley isle in October.  Photo by Wendy Osher. Maui Chamber Hosts Linda Lingle Forum
August 15th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0)
 

The debate, turned single candidate forum, will run from 5 to 6 p.m. and will give the Maui Chamber an opportunity to make an endorsement determination in the race to fill the seat being vacated by US Senator Daniel Akaka who is not running for re-election.


UHMC Live studio production of 2012 Primary Election in coordination with Pacific Radio Group.  Photo by Tracie Takitani. 2012 Maui Primary Results
August 11th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0)
 

In the winner-take-all Democratic primary for District 9 in the state house, Gil Keith-Agaran maintains his role as state lawmaker, garnering 2,282 votes, or 57.0% of the vote. He edged out his opponent, Joe Pontanilla, who garnered 1,583 votes, or 39.5%.


Behind the scenes at the UHMC student-hosted Election Forum that aired live July 11th, 2012. Live Election Results Coverage: Maui Now, UH Ch. 55, AM 900
August 8th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0)
 

The live program will start at 5:30 p.m. this Saturday, August 11, and will be carried on MCTV Cable 55, KNUI AM 900, and via a stream on at mauinow.com.


Tulsi Gabbard (courtesy photo), left, and Mufi Hanneman (UH photo). Hannemann vs. Gabbard – Down to the Wire
August 8th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0)
 

Examining the top two contenders for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District.


Kanohowailuku Helm. Photo by Wendy Osher. VIDEO: Kanohowailuku Helm – Candidate Profile 2012
August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0)
 

“Aloha. My name is Kanohowailuku Helm. I’m running for state Senate, District 7, which is to represent Upcountry Maui, East Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe. Basically, my platform is to look at what we need before what we want. I never aspired to become a politician.”


Stacy Helm Crivello. Photo by Wendy Osher. VIDEO: Stacy Helm Crivello – Candidate Profile 2012
August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off
 

“Aloha. My name is Stacy Helm Crivello and I am running for Maui County Council, Molokai district. I am seeking your kokua to vote for me on November 6th. Maui County is unique. Each of the islands have unique concerns and issues, and we need to address them as community builders.”


Mufi Hannemann.  Photo by Wendy Osher. VIDEO: Mufi Hannemann – Candidate Profile 2012
August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0)
 

“Aloha. Mufi Hannemann, candidate for the US Congress, 2nd Congressional District seat. I want to go to Washington, DC to help you. I want to help our middle class; I want to protect Social Security, Medicare, improve our educational system for our keiki; and obviously put people back to work.”


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