On The Campaign Trail

On The Campaign Trail

A rally for Maui County Council candidate Mike Molina will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Kalama Intermediate School in Makawao, according to an announcement. The event will feature food, entertainment, a classic car exhibit and door prizes. Nonperishable food items will be collected for ...

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Andria Tupola will hold a town hall meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Baldwin High School Multipurpose Room. Voters are invited to bring their questions and concerns. * On the Campaign Trail is a public service for candidates to publicize fundraisers, ...

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A free forum for Maui County office-seekers will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Cameron Center in Wailuku, according to an announcement. Sign-in is at 5 p.m., and pupu will be served until 5:45. County Council candidates will be questioned first, followed by the mayoral ...

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The Ha‘iku Community Association and Pa‘ia Town Association will host a candidates’ night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Haiku Community Center. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Featured election contests include the mayor’s race and the contests for the Makawao-Haiku-Paia, East Maui and ...

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Tourism association endorses Victorino Former Maui County Council Member Mike Victorino has been endorsed for mayor by the Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association. Gregg Nelson, the association’s chairman of the board and general manager of the Napili Kai Beach Resort, said Victorino ...

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Tamara Paltin, who is running for the West Maui residency seat on the County Council, will be holding a fundraising event from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 8 at Lahaina Intermediate School. There will be Hawaiian food and music by Nestor Ugale Jr. There is no entry fee but donations will be accepted as ...

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Rep. Kyle Yamashita, who is running for re-election to his Upcountry District 12 seat, has received 12 endorsements. They include the Maui Hotel And Lodging Association; Hawaii Fire Fighters Association, Local 1463; Hawaii Laborers’ Union, Local 368; Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association; ...

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The Maui Chamber of Commerce’s Political Action Committee has announced its endorsements of “business-friendly” candidates in state House and Senate races before the Aug. 11 primary election. The candidates are all Democrats and mostly incumbents. They are: Sen. Roz Baker for the 6th ...

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Nikhilananda to appear on Molokai Nick Nikhilananda, who is running for the state House District 13 seat, will be on Molokai on Wednesday and Thursday to meet with voters. The Green Party candidate, running for the East Maui-Lanai-Molokai seat, will be attending the Ahupua‘a ‘o ...

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Baker, Amato on ‘Insights’ State Sen. Roz Baker and Democratic challenger Terez Amato will be appearing tonight on PBS Hawaii’s “Insights.” Their 30-minute forum is part of several candidate discussions in races statewide by PBS Hawaii tonight. The Baker-Amato forum is set to begin ...

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King to hold kickoff campaign event Council Member Kelly King, who holds the South Maui residency seat, will be holding a campaign kickoff event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu. There will be live entertainment, including George Kahumoku Jr., door prizes, ...

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Democratic state Sen. J. Kalani English has been endorsed by 13 organizations in his campaign for re-election to the 7th District Senate seat, which includes East Maui, Upcountry, Molokai and Lanai. The organizations are: ILWU Local 142; International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, ...

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Candidates’ night set for W. Maui The West Maui Taxpayers Association will be holding “Primary Candidates Night” for those vying for West Maui-related offices and mayor beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Lahaina Civic Center The forum will include candidates for the West Maui County ...

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The Kihei Community Association will hold a candidate forum during its general membership meeting, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Theresa Church parish hall, according to an announcement. The association will hear from the candidates for the South Maui 11th District House seat. ...

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The Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center will be holding a “Get Out & Vote” event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21 at the Kahului mall. Attendees may register to vote and meet candidates. There also will be family entertainment and prizes. * On the Campaign Trail is a public service for ...

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RAM to present mayoral debate Maui County mayoral front-runners Elle Cochran, Don Guzman and Mike Victorino will be appearing in a debate hosted by the Realtors Association of Maui from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 26 at the Iao Theater in Wailuku. The event is open to RAM members and one guest ...

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Lanai mayor forum set for July 14 Six of the seven mayoral candidates are expected at a forum put on by Lanaians for Sensible Growth from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14 at Hale Kapuna recreation hall in Lanai City. Issues of interest to Lanai residents will be the focus of the candidate forum. ...

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Baker receives Mink PAC support State Sen. Roz Baker, who is running for re-election, recently received the endorsement of the Patsy T. Mink Political Action Committee. Baker is seeking re-election to the 6th Senate District, which includes South and West Maui. “Sen. Baker has been an ...

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The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Mayoral Candidate Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. July 9 at the Binhi At Ani Filipino Cultural Center in Kahului. Elle Cochran, Don Guzman and Michael Victorino have confirmed their participation. Kathy Collins will moderate the event. The ...

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Kama to discuss ‘promise broken’ Maui County Council candidate Tasha Kama’s campaign committee will holding a briefing titled the “150 Million Dollar Promise Broken” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 6 at Hale Pomaikai in Paukukalo Hawaiian Homes community. Kama is seeking the Kahului ...