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House & Senate candidates ranked by money raised so far this year

July 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments

I had a little time yesterday to take a first pass at the data for campaign funds raised during the first six months of this year (January 1 through June 30, 2014). To do this, I downloaded the updated contribution file from the portal at data.hawaii.gov (you can also reach this through the Campaign Spending […]

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Tags: Campaigns · Elections · Politics

Schatz says military action in Iraq is not the answer

July 14th, 2014 · No Comments

You may have seen ads by Rep. Colleen Hanabusa regarding her opposition to further U.S. military involvement in Iraq. They apparently prompted Sen. Brian Schatz’s campaign to pull together his recent statements on the issue. JUNE 13, 2014 ­ KHON ANCHOR: Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz says he’s pleased President Obama is making a commitment on […]

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Hannemann’s independent campaign appears to struggle with fundraising

July 13th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Whew. Lots of nervous energy generated by today’s World Cup final. Even here in Kaaawa! But now… Here’s a look at the contributions reported by Independent Party candidate for governor, Mufi Hannemann from the beginning of 2014 through the end of June. The campaign reported 73 contributors who gave more than $100 during the period. […]

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Schatz lands the endorsement of Wendy Mink, daughter of the late U.S. Rep. Patsy T. Mink

July 7th, 2014 · 17 Comments

The Schatz campaign sent out an email broadside this morning featuring the endorsement of Wendy Mink, whose mother, Patsy T. Mink, represented Hawaii in Congress for 24 years and left her mark in history with passage of Title IX, which was later renamed the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act. Mink’s endorsement of […]

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Could Kalihi be the next Kakaako?

July 6th, 2014 · 10 Comments

A friend here in Kaaawa has recently been musing about several topics. He raises some interesting points, good for sharing on a lazy Sunday morning. Here’s one of his latest…. Ridership in rail systems tends to diminish the further one gets from the urban core. The way to deal with this is through expanding the […]

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Tags: Campaigns · environment · Politics