Maui Election

Monday, August 15, 2022

Maui logs 34.8% voter turnout

Voter turnout in Maui County was 34.8% for the 2022 Primary Election, with 39,493 ballots cast out of 113,427 registered voters.  
Saturday, August 13, 2022

UPDATE: Maui council races to see U’u-Hodgins v. Boone and Kama v. Nobriga

Late Saturday night, Maui native Nohe U’u-Hodgins was ahead in the race for the Maui County Council Makawao-Haʻikū-Pāʻia residency seat, which is being vacated by Council Member Mike Molina, who is running for mayor. Both the Makawao-Haʻikū-Pāʻia and the Kahului residency seats are hotly contested council races. Residents throughout the county may vote for all nonpartisan council races, regardless of the residency seat. 
Saturday, August 13, 2022

UPDATE: Mayoral candidate Bissen gains ground, will face Victorino in general election

“It was a little sad to see the first results,” Maui County Council Member Kelly King said via phone from her watch party in Kahului this evening. “It was really so positive. People really wanted a choice. I don’t think there’s that big of a difference between Bissen and Victorino.”
Saturday, August 13, 2022

2022 Hawaii Primary Election Results

Check back for up to date election results, which will be posted here as updates are received throughout this evening and into tomorrow, with Maui updates listed first.
Saturday, August 13, 2022

Confused about voting today in Maui County or mailed the ballot too late? These tips help

With a handful of people showing up after Maui’s only voter service center in Wailuku closed at 4:30 p.m. Friday, some said they were confused about hours and drop-off locations for this year’s Primary Elections, which closes tonight at 7. Maui Now has compiled tips for voting last minute in Maui County.
Friday, August 12, 2022

Residents cast ballots at Maui’s voter service center in Wailuku ahead of primaries deadline

Harry Brown, Waiehu Kou Hawaiian Home Lands resident, said he’s voting this year because local elections are important to local people — like him. “Not only is it a right, it’s an opportunity for me to voice my concern, my choosing,” he said this afternoon. “I figure if I don’t vote, no grumble.” As of Thursday, there were 25,050 mail ballots processed by the County of Maui Office of the County Clerk, Deputy County Clerk James Krueger said this afternoon. In 2020, there were 43,257 mailed ballots in the primary.
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Three Maui County mayor candidates see tourism management as a platform priority

Three candidates for Maui County mayor unveiled Saturday what they would do to manage tourism during a time when the islands have reopened to near-record numbers of visitors.
Saturday, July 30, 2022

Maui County mayoral candidates blast budget, discuss other hot topics in debate

Some of the top candidates vying for Maui County mayor blasted this year’s budget as “bloated” while hitting other key local topics such as affordable housing, tourism management and homelessness.
Friday, July 29, 2022

Voter resources available: Find Maui Voter Service Centers and Ballot Drop Boxes

The Office of Elections on Maui has released a list of Voter Service Centers and Places of Deposit for election ballots as the Primary Election nears on Aug. 13, 2022.
Thursday, July 28, 2022

MEO 50th Kūpuna Aloha Luncheon, July 30

Maui Economic Opportunity hosts its 50th Kūpuna Aloha Luncheon on Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grand Wallea in South Maui.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Election, campaign line-up: McKelvey gets endorsement, WMTA Candidates Night

The Hawaiʻi Nurses’ Association OPEIU Local 50 announced the endorsement of Angus McKelvey in the 6th District State Senate race. Also, the West Maui Taxpayers Association invites West Maui voters to a 2022 Primary Candidates Night on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at the Lahaina Civic Center, Social Hall.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

SCHHA Maui-Lānaʻi Mokupuni Council hosts candidate forum, July 14

The Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations Maui/Lānaʻi Mokupuni Council hosts a candidate forum at its monthly meeting this Thursday, July 14, 2022.
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Election, campaign line-up: MHLA endorses Green; UPW endorses Kahele; Tasha Kama fundraiser dinner

Maui Hotel & Lodging Association announces early endorsement of Josh Green in governor’s race; UPW endorses Kai Kahele for Governor; Friends of Tasha Kama to hold fundraiser dinner, July 6
Monday, June 13, 2022

Election, campaign line-up: Sylvia Luke gets ILWU endorsement, Maui Mayoral candidates launch websites, roll out events

To submit information on campaign fundraisers, endorsements, and community meet & greet events, send items to [email protected]
Friday, June 10, 2022

Election, campaign line-up: HawaiiKidsCAN forum features Democratic candidates for Governor

With primary elections on the horizon, Hawaiʻi students will host a candidate forum on KFVE- TV with the following major candidates vying for the office of governor in the Democratic primary election: Vicky Cayetano, Josh Green, and Kai Kahele.
Friday, June 10, 2022

Election, campaign line-up: McKelvey endorsed by HSTA; Bissen and Tokuda endorsed by HGEA; Schwartz announces candidacy

To submit information on campaign fundraisers, endorsements, and community meet & greet events, send items to [email protected]
Wednesday, June 08, 2022

Candidates beat filing deadline to round out final names on 2022 election ballot

On Maui, crowded races include the Kahului Council seat where seven candidates are running. Thereʻs also five people running for the Makawao-Haʻikū-Pāʻia council vacancy, and five in the race for the District 13 House seat.
Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Councilmember Kelly King to enter crowded Maui Mayor’s race

Councilmember Kelly Takaya King plans to announce this afternoon that she is entering the race for Mayor of Maui County. According to her campaign, “supporters and fans of her work on the Council have urged Ms. King to jump into the race for Mayor.”
Monday, June 06, 2022

Election, Campaign line-up: Kahele officially enters governor’s race

Congressman Kaialiʻi Kahele officially filed his nomination papers on Monday morning in the race for Hawaiʻi’s next governor.
Monday, June 06, 2022

Election, campaign line-up: Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce hosts “Meet the Candidates” mixer

Thirty candidates from varying races, including council, governor, mayor and the state legislature will be on hand to meet and ask questions at this casual mixer style event.
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