Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate, Ed Case and Mazie K. Hirono, will participate in an hourlong debate, sponsored by AARP Hawaii, on June 12 in the Maui Beach Hotel Elleair Room.
The debate will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be preceded by a discussion forum highlighting state and federal issues of concern to Hawaii residents age 50 and older. The discussion is to begin at 9 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Hirono and former U.S. Rep. Case are vying for the party nomination in the race to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka.
"AARP is pleased to sponsor a debate allowing our members and the public to hear the candidates' positions on Social Security, Medicare and other key issues affecting the health and financial security of older residents and their families," said AARP Hawaii State Director Barbara Kim Stanton.
The event is free and open to the public.
To register to attend, call toll-free (877) 926-8300 or go online to aarp.cvent.com/mauidebate.
No promotional T-shirts, signs, banners, balloons or campaign signage of any kind will be permitted inside the event.