On The Campaign Trail

On the Campaign Trail

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 ...

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 ...