Campaign 2020

  Civil Beat-HNN poll: Former judge leads in race for next Honolulu prosecutor

  Civil Beat-HNN poll: With just weeks to go, mayoral race swings heavily in Blangiardi’s favor

  Election officials run tests of ballot machines ahead of the general

Blangiardi issues ‘roadmap to recovery’ after being criticized for lack of a plan

Republicans, Democrats weigh in on impact of COVID-19 on election

  Monday is Hawaii’s voter registration deadline. Here’s how to sign up

  As general election nears, party politics takes center stage in nonpartisan mayoral race

Two major media polls now show Rick Blangiardi with a lead in the race.

  Civil Beat-HNN poll: With just weeks to go, mayoral race swings heavily in Blangiardi’s favor

Blangiardi issues ‘roadmap to recovery’ after being criticized for lack of a plan

  2 candidates for Honolulu mayor have spent more than $3M on race so far

  Four more Honolulu City Council members endorse Amemiya for mayor

 The Job Interview: Honolulu Mayor

The top mayoral candidates sit down with Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat for a discussion about their qualifications.

 The Job Interview: Keith Amemiya

Keith Amemiya knows a lack of political experience could be his biggest weakness. He’s trying to convince voters it’s his biggest strength.

  The Job Interview: Rick Blangiardi

Rick Blangiardi is pointing to a successful career as a television executive on the mainland and in Hawaii as proof that what voters will get in him is a leader.

   The Job Interview: Colleen Hanabusa

Former Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa doesn’t have the glitziest messaging in her run for mayor, or the most uplifting. It’s practical and simple and goes something like this: She understands government.

 The Job Interview: Mufi Hannemann

Analysts say Hannemann brings smarts, accomplishments and experience to the race. But during an interview, Hannemann's “answers were about explaining past decisions and essentially saying, ‘Trust me.’”

  The Job Interview: Kym Marcos Pine

The City Councilwoman spoke at length about how she would seek to foster new economic growth outside of the tourism sector — though offered few details on how she’d actually make them happen.

  Civil Beat-HNN poll: Former judge leads in race for next Honolulu prosecutor

According to the poll released Wednesday, 43% of those surveyed said they would vote for Steve Alm.

  Civil Beat-HNN poll: Retired judge maintains lead in race for Honolulu prosecutor

  Civil Beat-HNN poll: Most Oahu voters undecided on who should serve as city prosecutor

Honolulu’s acting city prosecutor wants the job permanently

  In wake of scandals, wide field of candidates vie for city prosecutor’s job

Top Stories from Hawaii News Now

  Green: State’s secondary surveillance testing hasn’t caught any positives yet

State: Safeguards ensure Hawaii restaurant cards can’t be misused

  Cluster of COVID-19 cases growing on Lanai with at least 20 known infections

Mail-in DMV services expanded, reducing need for in-person trips

Lanai’s only public school moves to remote learning amid growing COVID-19 outbreak

The island has seen 20 positive cases in a matter of days, prompting widespread alarm about more COVID-19 spread.