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Tina Wildberger has launched her campaign to seek the state House District 11 seat that represents Kihei, Wailea and Makena. Wildberger, a Democrat, is seeking the seat currently occupied by Democrat Kaniela Ing, who announced in November that he would run for U.S. Congress. A news release ...

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A fundraising event for Maui County Council Member Yuki Lei Sugimura will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku. Grammy Award winner Kalani Pe‘a and Ipo Mossman and friends will provide entertainment at the event, which will feature ...

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A fundraiser for state Reps. Kyle Yamashita and Lynn DeCoite will be held as part of an event to honor Maui’s plantation history from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku. The event is a combined fundraiser presented by supporters of the two ...

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‘Grand Rally’ to be held Wednesday Gov. David Ige, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard will be among guest speakers during the Maui County Democratic Party’s “Grand Rally” beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in ...

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Kihei association to host candidate forum Candidates for three competitive Maui County Council races will be appearing at a Kihei Community Association forum Tuesday at Kihei Charter Middle School. Alika Atay and Dain Kane, who are seeking the open Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu residency seat; ...

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Crivello event Oct. 24 Maui County Council Member Stacy Crivello will host a campaign fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu. The event will feature food, entertainment and “an opportunity to catch up on things and share your manao,” according ...

Council candidate King to speak at Rotary Club Tuesday

Maui County Council candidate Kelly King will speak Tuesday morning during a Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise meeting. The event is at 7 a.m. at the Pioneer Inn. King is vice president of Pacific Biodiesel Technologies LLC and co-founded the renewable energy company with her husband in ...

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Kane to hold Wailuku fundraiserMaui County Council candidate Dain Kane will hold a fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku, according to an announcement.The event will feature pupu, dinner, music by Ron Kuala'au and Keali'i Seabury and door ...

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Sugimura event set for Oct. 5Maui County Council candidate Yuki Lei Sugimura will host a campaign event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Yokouchi Estate in Wailuku, according to an announcement.The event will feature the cuisine of chefs Travis Morrin, Jaron Blosser and Cody Christopher of ...

Trump campaign rally set for Saturday

A campaign rally for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Pu'u Kukui Elementary School dining hall in Wailuku, according to an announcement.Admission is free to the "Trump Team Maui Rally." The event will include speakers, a video, ...

Rawlins-Fernandez to host fundraising event

Keani Rawlins-Fernandez, a candidate for the Maui County Council's Molokai residency seat, will host a fundraising event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Kahului Community Center, according to an announcement from her campaign.The event will feature heavy pupu, music and door prizes as well ...

Couch opens campaign headquarters

Maui County Council Member Don Couch will open his campaign headquarters in Kihei this week, according to an announcement from his campaign. The headquarters are located in the Azeka Makai shopping center, 1280 S. Kihei Road, on the second level near Nalu's South Shore Grill. A blessing and ...

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Council candidate forum set for Sept. 13Maui County Council candidates will be appearing at a forum hosted by the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 13 at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu.Retired Judge Boyd Mossman, who is a board member of the chamber, will moderate the ...

Rebolledo to hold rally Sept. 7

Republican Gil Rebolledo will hold a rally for his state House campaign from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku.Admission is free. The event will include food, entertainment, candidates and guest speakers.The candidate is seeking the 8th House ...

Hillary Clinton event set for Tuesday

Members of Hillary Clinton's campaign for presidency will be speaking at a house party in Lahaina at 7 p.m. Tuesday.West Maui Women for Hillary will be holding the event at Peggy Robertson's home.To obtain directions or to get involved in the campaign, call 661-8660.

Hana Steel to host platform discussion

Maui County Council candidate Hana Steel will host a meet-and-greet platform discussion event from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday outside Whole Foods Market at the Maui Mall in Kahului.The discussion topic will be: Why the community should be allowed to vote on a county manager form of ...

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Moniz to speak at Wednesday meetingMaui County Council candidate Stacey Moniz will be speaking to the West Maui Taxpayers Association at a pancake breakfast at Java Jazz at the Honokowai Marketplace from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday.Moniz is running for the Upcountry residency council seat.The ...

Accountants group endorses Tegarden

The Hawaii Association of Public Accountants has endorsed Deidre Tegarden, who is running for the South Maui residency state House seat.HAPA is the only statewide professional organization of public accountants with chapters on Oahu, Maui, Big Island and Kauai and represents about 500 members ...

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Joe Souki to hold fundraiser WednesdayState House Speaker Joe Souki will hold a fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku.For a suggested donation of $25, supporters of the longtime Wailuku House member will enjoy entertainment from the ...

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U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said Thursday that she does not endorse candidates in contested primaries and does not get involved in local races, following reports of her campaign brochures being distributed with other candidates' material.Supporters of state Rep. Kaniela Ing have complained that ...