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Hirono reaction to KITV debate

MEDIA RELEASE For the third straight debate for Hawaii’s open U.S. Senate seat, Democratic nominee Mazie Hirono showed the people of Hawaii her commitment to them, their values and priorities. In contrast, Republican Linda Lingle followed her now-established pattern – advocating policies and parroting statements of national Republicans Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and John Boehner. […]

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Lingle reaction to KITV debate

MEDIA RELEASE In the second televised U.S. Senate debate of the General Election, Gov. Linda Lingle laid out a clear, thoughtful and original plan for addressing the unique needs of Hawaii and the challenges facing our nation. Her opponent, Mazie Hirono, as expected, stuck to scripted national party talking points, which are irrelevant to Hawaii’s […]

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Candidate forum on ag issues at Konawaena (Oct. 10)

MEDIA RELEASE The Kona Coffee Farmers Association and The Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers Association will hold a Candidate Forum on “To Protect and Promote Hawaii Agricultural Products.” The forum is 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the Konawaena Elementary School Cafeteria. Candidates for County Council and State Legislature in North and South Kona will address […]

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Candidates on hot seat for Waimea forum (Oct. 10)

MEDIA RELEASE Candidates vying for votes in four hotly contested North Hawaii races for public office will face off during a non-partisan forum beginning at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 at Waimea School Cafeteria. All candidates in the four races have been invited and the following have confirmed participation: * U.S. Senate: Linda Lingle; * […]

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Supporters at LInda Lingle's campaign headquarters in Kona get a chance to videoconference with the candidate and other statewide headquarters for a post debate chat. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Lingle, Hirono weigh in after televised debate

Hawaii 24/7 Staff The KHON2/AARP televised debate Monday evening featured U.S. Senate candidates Congresswoman Mazie Hirono and former Gov. Linda Lingle. The debate was the first of four statewide televised debates between Lingle and Hirono. Three televised debates remain including Oct. 16 on KITV News, Oct. 18 on Island Insights (PBS Hawaii) and Oct. 22 […]

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Council Districts 6 & 9 forum (Oct. 8)

MEDIA RELEASE A moderated candidate forum is set for 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 at Kealakehe High School cafeteria featuring two sets of candidates. The candidates for County Council for District 6, Volcano through South Kona, are Maile David and incumbent Brenda Ford. The candidates for County Council for District 9, Waikoloa through Kohala, are […]

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Council decides to not hire special counsel against advice of county attorneys

Future geothermal night drilling may be halted; Council urges Public Land Development Corporation be abolished

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Coffman, Bateman debate at Konawaena (Oct. 4)

MEDIA RELEASE State House 5 candidates Denny Coffman and Dave Bateman will square off in a one-on-one debate in an effort to highlight policy and position differences between the two legislative hopefuls. The event is 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at Konawaena Elementary School Cafeteria. Former legislator Virginia Isbell will be the moderator as the […]

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Mayoral, prosecutor forum in Kona (Oct. 1)

MEDIA RELEASE A moderated candidate forum at Kealakehe High School cafeteria begins 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 and features two sets of candidates. The candidates for Hawaii County Prosecutor, whose office prosecutes most criminal cases, will be the county’s top civil attorney, Corporation Counsel Lincoln Ashida, and current Deputy Prosecutor Mitch Roth. The two candidates […]

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County staff to attend elections workshops

County staff to attend elections workshops

County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi, who also oversees the county Elections Division, has issued the following statement: The Office of the Hawaii County Clerk has received media inquiries concerning the elections workshops organized by the State Office of Elections. The State Office of Elections workshop schedule is as follows: (1) Sept. 10, 2012 – Kauai; (2) […]

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Council cancels meeting on elections lawsuit

Special meeting is postponed after Hawaii County’s Corporation Counsel said they would be in conflict representing the chairman, clerk and others in the lawsuit.

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Temporary program administrator appointed to Elections Division

MEDIA RELEASE The Office of the Hawaii County Clerk has announced Elizabeth Lehua Iopa will be filling in as temporary program administrator for the elections division. Iopa has been employed with the Hawaii County Clerk’s Office, Elections Division, since February 2008 and has served a number of roles within the office most recently as an […]

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D.C. SuperPAC shows Lingle, Hirono in close race

MEDIA RELEASE “Gov. Linda Lingle and Mazie Hirono are in a neck and neck race for U.S. Senate judging by the $64,000 spent by a Washington, D.C. SuperPAC on television ads this week to prop up Hirono’s faltering campaign,” Lingle Campaign Manager Bob Lee said. “The D.C.-based SuperPAC calls itself ‘Working Families for Hawaii’, but […]

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Lingle to headline Kona candidate forum (Sept. 23)

MEDIA RELEASE The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce and several community organizations are sponsoring pre-General Election candidate forums, and the next is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 at Kealakehe High School cafeteria. The candidates for U.S. Senate, former Gov. Linda Lingle and Congresswoman Mazie Hirono, have been invited. Lingle accepted the invitation weeks before […]

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