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.

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