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 Republican Party
We don’t get a chance too often to write anything about the Hawaii Republican Party because, well, we live in Hawaii. Sure, the dozen or so individuals trying to grab the Republican presidential nomination offer nothing but screaming headlines these days concerning their, well, let’s be generous and say “controversial” stances over immigration, racism, abortion, torture, the … [Read more...] about Marcia Tagavilla appointed new Hawaii Republican Party executive director
As has been well-reported, this afternoon the Hawaii state Senate passed the House version of SB1 19-4 with two excused. The bill, which legalizes same-sex marriage in the state, proceeds to Governor Neil Abercrombie, where it's widely expected that he'll sign it, perhaps within the next day. Within minutes of the recording of the Senate vote, Hawaii Republican Party executive … [Read more...] about State Senate Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill; Hawaii GOP Goes Nuts, Calls For Democracy
For anyone watching the 2012 presidential election unfold, the drama between the four frontrunner candidates – Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich – has been nothing short of Shakespearean. Romney is the once-popular Massachusetts governor and still rich guy, saw the nomination as his for the taking, only to see young upstarts jump and in steal his thunder. … [Read more...] about Hawaii Republican Party Caucus Tuesday Night Across Maui!
We’ve had a Republican Governor for the last eight years, so it’s easy, and understandable, for outsiders to conclude that the party has some clout. It doesn’t. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more fragmented, marginalized and impotent group. November 2 was a good day for Republicans nationwide, but the conservative wave fizzled into foam before it reached the Aloha … [Read more...] about Hawaii GOP Activist To Party Leaders: ‘You Should Be Ashamed’