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Ing secures state House endorsements

South Maui Democratic Rep. Kaniela Ing has been endorsed by House Speaker Joe Souki, House Majority Leader Scott Saiki and House Finance Committee Chairwoman Sylvia Luke, according to an announcement from the candidate."While Ing and I come from different generations and do not always agree on ...

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Group plans birthday fundraiser for SteelFriends of Hana Steel is hosting a backyard marshmallow roast for the County Council candidate's "Birthday Bash Fundraiser" from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at 131 E. Alulike St. in Kihei.Cost is $20 for the fundraiser at the home of Mischel Berg and Mike Rodby. ...

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Ing to hold 'Pints & Pupus' fundraiserA campaign fundraiser "Pints & Pupus for Progressives" for South Maui state Rep. Kaniela Ing will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Cow, Pig, Bun in the Maui Research & Technology Park.Drinks will be provided by Maui Brewing ...

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Farmers union holds council forumThe three Maui chapters of the Hawai'i Farmers Union United are hosting a candidates' forum for Maui County Council candidates from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Baldwin High Multipurpose Room.The candidates will receive questions posed by Maui chapter members in ...

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Sugimura to hold 'United We Stand' rallyMaui County Council candidate Yuki Lei Sugimura will host a "United We Stand" rally from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku.The free event will feature entertainment, food and "lots of aloha," according to ...

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Moniz fundraising event is todayMaui County Council candidate Stacey Moniz will hold a fundraiser from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Hali'imaile General Store, according to an announcement.Chef Bev Gannon will host a pupu party, and there will be "lucky numbers" and live entertainment by Halemanu ...

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Council candidates meet in WailukuCandidates for the Maui County Council's Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu residency seat will be featured Sunday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center during a candidate forum sponsored by the Maui Young Democrats.The five candidates for the nonpartisan seat are ...

House candidates face off in Haiku

Candidates for the state House District 13 race, which includes East Maui, Molokai and Lanai, have been invited to a Haiku Community Association "Candidates Nite" from 6 to 8 p.m. July 28 at the Haiku Community Center.The format will feature candidates answering questions posed by association ...

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Steel meets Saturday over homelessnessMaui County Council candidate Hana Steel will hold a meet and greet on the affordable housing crisis and homeless situation from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday under the Banyan Tree in Lahaina at the Maui Rainbow Jewelry tent.Steel is seeking the council's ...

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Lawrence receives five endorsementsTiare Lawrence, a Democratic candidate for the state House District 12, has received five new endorsements, according an announcement from her campaign.The endorsements are from the Hawaii State Teachers Association, The Sierra Club, The Hawai'i Center for ...

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State Rep. Kaniela Ing has been endorsed by the Progressive PAC, a statewide organization that addresses a range of issues including income inequality, clean government and elections, public education and environmental protection."Rep. Kaniela Ing is being targeted by business interests, who ...

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Sugimura fundraiser planned in LahainaMaui County Council candidate Yuki Lei Sugimura will be holding a fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lahaina Civic Center.There will be food and entertainment by Kori Kukahiko & Friends and Na Kupuna Ohana Serenaders & ...

Blackburn to sling burgers on Saturday

The Friends of Joe Blackburn will be handing out free Maui Hamburger Co. burgers at Valley Isle Lighting, 255 Alamaha St. in Kahului from 11:30 a.m. until they are gone Saturday.The hamburger giveaway will offer voters an opportunity to meet Blackburn, who is running for the ...

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Two DeCoite rallies on deck this weekThe Friends of Lynn DeCoite will hold #AllInForLynn campaign rallies this week in Paia and Haiku.The rallies are scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Paia Community Center and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Haiku Community Center.DeCoite, a Democrat, was ...

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Former Gov. Neil Abercrombie will appear at a campaign fundraising event hosted by South Maui House candidate Deidre Tegarden from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nalu's South Shore Grill.Tegarden served as chief of protocol for Abercrombie and, later, Gov. David Ige.Tegarden is running against ...

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Farmers unions to host two candidate forums this monthThe three Maui chapters of the Hawai'i Farmers Union United will be hosting two candidate forums this month to give the electorate an opportunity to learn more about each candidate's position on sustainable agriculture and food ...

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'Talk Story with Tegarden' event plannedA "Talk Story with Tegarden" session will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday by Deidre Tegarden, a Democratic candidate for the South Maui seat in the state House of Representatives.The event will be at Tegarden headquarters at the Azeka Makai Shopping ...

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Moniz Wailuku fundraiser is WednesdayMaui County Council candidate Stacey Moniz will hold a fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku.The event will feature pupu, a home-cooked meal, desserts, door prizes, music and a keiki corner, ...

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'Talk Story with Tegarden' session setA "Talk Story with Tegarden" session will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday by Deidre Tegarden, a Democratic candidate for the South Maui seat in the state House of Representatives.The event will be at Tegarden headquarters at the Azeka Makai Shopping ...

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Maui County Council candidate Hana Steel will hold a "platform discussion" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 4 under the Banyan Tree in Lahaina.Steel is seeking the council's Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu residency seat.The topic of the discussion will be the "Silver Tsunami," focusing on whether Maui is ...