1. Recently Republican 2nd District Congressional candidate Angela Kaaihu got herself denounced by Hawaii GOP Chair Fritz Rohlfing for her wildly racist Facebook rants. How many votes did she get in the Hawaii Primary Election? A. 5,874 B. 6,314 C. 7,449 D. 8,192 E. 9,583 2. Through Sept. 5, the Maui Police Department is taking part in the national “Drive Sober or Get … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know the Maui Police Department’s drunk driving crash statistics?
Hawaii Primary Election
1. Last week wasn’t kind to those who found fault with the Hawaii Primary Election. Which of the following lawsuits did the Hawaii Supreme Court dismiss? A. Lathers, et al v Abercrombie, in which the ACLU said the scheduling of the special Puna election infringed on voters’ rights B. Waikiki v. Nago, in which failed Maui Mayoral candidate Nelson Waikiki (818 votes) demanded a … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How Well Do You Know Hawaii Primary Election Legal Challenges?
It’s hard to know for sure, but we think that U.S. Senator Brian Schatz has won his Democratic Primary race against challenger Colleen Hanabusa. That’s what all the papers were reporting after the Aug. 15 special election in hurricane-ravaged Puna, but they were also reporting that the state Office of Elections suddenly found 800 ballots from Maui County that had previously … [Read more...] about Brian Schatz Wins Democratic U.S. Senate Primary, We Think
There were about a dozen people in the room when it happened. They were seated around tables, watching two televisions. Patriotic bunting and white signs bearing the name “Abercrombie” hung around the windows that faced Main Street in Wailuku. There was a stack of pizzas off to the side, as well as a few cakes, plates of ahi sashimi, bowls of noodles and rice and a cooler full … [Read more...] about Why Gov. Neil Abercrombie Lost & Other Things We Learned From The Hawaii Primary Election
For those of you just joining us, Maui County Councilman Mike White is in trouble. Two years ago he was unopposed when he ran for reelection to the Makawao-Haiku-Paia seat on the council, but this year he had to face three challengers. One of them, former Maui County Councilman Mike Molina, ended up being the top vote winner in the Hawaii Primary Election. Here are the final … [Read more...] about CORRECTED: This Thursday, Aug. 14: Maui County Councilman Mike White To Speak At TEA Party Maui Gathering