1. According to the Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission, Governor David Ige held a campaign fundraiser on Monday, Nov. 13 at the Waialae Country Club. What was the suggested contribution to get into the event? A. $50/person B. $100/person C. $500/person D. $1,000/person E. $2,000/person 2. Island Air ended all operations on Friday, Nov. 10. According to the multiple news … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Gov. David Ige’s latest fundraisers?
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So yesterday a friend of mine on Facebook posted that Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa had just said on his radio show on 105.5 FM that in 2018 he would run for the office of Hawaii Lieutenant Governor. We'd been hearing rumors here and there for some time that Arakawa wouldn't actually retire when he's termed out in 2018, but would seek higher office. We (and others) had thought he'd … [Read more...] about Did Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa just announce he wants to run for Hawaii Lieutenant Governor?
I love following the Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission (CSC)’s Twitter account (it’s @hicsc). They don’t tweet all the time, but when they do it’s usually to announce the existence of new campaign reports or candidate fundraiser notices. And sometimes, they’ll post a document that shows a local public official messed up. Such was the case on Wednesday, Apr. 5, when the CSC … [Read more...] about Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission gives Maui Rep. Justin Woodson small kine fine
Across the nation, honest people (or, at least, people who expect that our public officials act honestly) are shaking their heads in a combination of shame and anger at President-Elect Trump’s compulsive lying and fascist contempt for any behavior considered ethical. Most appallingly, he openly thumbs his nose at the insistence that he must divest himself of his Trump business … [Read more...] about Hawaii State Judiciary Wants You! (for Ethics and Campaign Spending Commissions)
The most recent campaign finance statement for State Senator Roz Baker, D–6th District, which she filed on July 10, shows that her campaign currently has $135,070.68 in the bank. What's more, in the first six months of this year, the filing shows that her campaign raised $49,226.40. That's a lot of money–especially since Terez Amato, Baker's Democratic opponent in the upcoming … [Read more...] about This Monday, July 14: Maui Democratic Sen. Roz Baker Holding Honolulu Fundraiser