It’s not the trash fire that marks this year’s Republican Party effort to pick a presidential candidate, but the race to be the 2016 Democratic Party nominee is anything but dull. While the Republicans knock each other over as to who can get the most votes by playing up racist fears against minorities, Muslims and Mexico, Democrats Hillary Clinton (former First Lady, Senator … [Read more...] about CORRECTED: How do Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders match up on the eve of the Hawaii Democratic Presidential Preference Poll?
The Hawaii Congressional Delegation has announced that the U.S. Department of Education will allocate more than $47 million in Title I, Part A Grants to local educational agencies in Hawaii, Honolulu, Kauai and Maui counties for the 2015-2016 school year. Title I Grants to LEAs provide financial assistance to school districts for services that improve the teaching and learning … [Read more...] about Hawaii Congressional delegation secures $47 million in federal funding for local schools
Given the strong mobilization of voters for the GMO Initiative, you’d expect more of an impact on the rest of the couple dozen local races on the ballot. But no. In fact, no Maui County incumbent lost on election night. The pro-GMO Initiative people even put together a slate of candidates–with the exception of incumbent Maui County Councilmember Elle Cochran, all of them lost … [Read more...] about Maui GMO Initiative Aside, County Voters Embrace Status Quo