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Maui election booths, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Big Island Makeup Election Challenged in Hawaiʻi Supreme Court
August 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Election, Maui News
 

A lawsuit was filed in state Supreme Court today challenging the make-up election held on Friday, August 15, for two Hawaiʻi Island precincts that were closed on primary election day due to the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Iselle.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
Updated Election Results: Puna Polls & 800 Uncounted
August 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (4) · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Key races remained unchanged after Friday night’s make-up election for two precincts on Hawaiʻi Island that were impacted by Tropical Cyclone Iselle, and the addition of 800 absentee ballots on Maui that were unaccounted for in Saturday’s Primary.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
Special Election to Proceed as Planned in Pāhoa
August 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Election
 

The state Office of Elections will conduct a special election on Friday, Aug. 15, as planned to accommodate voters from two polling places that were unable to vote on Saturday because of Hurricane Iselle.


US Senator Colleen Hanabusa file photo by Wendy Osher.
Hanabusa Files Lawsuit to Delay Special Election
August 14th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (18) · Maui Election
 

Hanabusa is seeking a temporary restraining order to delay the special election planned for Friday at Keonepoko Elementary School, with the case scheduled to be heard before Judge Greg Nakamura at 10:30 a.m. today.


Colleen Hanabusa (left - image courtesy hanabusaforhawaii.com) and Brian Schatz (right - photo by Wendy Osher).
Special Election Friday in Puna Precincts Affected by Iselle
August 11th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (11) · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

The votes could make a difference in the US Senate race where just 1,635 votes separate Brain Schatz from Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic primary.


Colleen Hanabusa, Aug. 2012 during a Maui visit. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hanabusa Recalls Furloughed Staff
October 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Hanabusa said she recalled her staff following a unanimous vote in the House over the weekend in which House members approved of the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Lights Out Amid Government Shutdown
September 30th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (15) · Featured, Maui News
 

Hawaiʻi leaders voiced concerns over a federal government shutdown as Congress failed to resolve differences relating to a Continuing Resolution to fund government operations beyond Monday’s midnight deadline.


WASHINGTON (Sept. 16, 2013) An undated file photo of an aerial view of the Washington Navy Yard. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)
Hawaiʻi Delegation Reaction to DC Naval Shooting
September 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

US Representative Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaiʻi, who serves as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released a statement this morning saying her thoughts are with the victims and their families of what she called a “senseless act.”


Colleen Hanabusa, Aug. 2012 during a Maui visit. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hanabusa Makes Run for US Senate Official
May 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

US Representative Colleen Hanabusa made her run for the US Senate seat official in an announcement on Thursday. She will face current US Senator Brian Schatz in the 2014 Democratic Primary.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Native Hawaiian Confirmed to Federal Judgeship
April 18th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Watson becomes the sole native Hawaiian currently serving on the federal bench, and only the fourth in US history, according to Hawaiʻi’s congressional delegation who commended the announced confirmation today.


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