The Job Interview: Honolulu Mayor
The Job Interview: Honolulu Mayor

 

 

 

 

 

The Job Interview: Keith Amemiya

 The Job Interview: Keith Amemiya

The unedited, hour-long interview from Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat with Honolulu businessman and mayoral candidate Keith Amemiya.

 Facing off against household political names, Keith Amemiya sees his outsider status ‘as a plus'

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

 Full Transcript: Keith Amemiya's Interview

Read the transcript of Amemiya's answers to the questions he was asked during his mayoral interview with Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat.

The Job Interview: Rick Blangiardi

 The Job Interview: Rick Blangiardi

The unedited, hour-long interview from Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat with former television executive and mayoral candidate Rick Blangiardi.

 Rick Blangiardi says he can lead Oahu out of crisis, but he’s still crafting the specifics on how to do it

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.

 Full Transcript: Rick Blangiardi's Interview

Read the transcript of Blangiardi's answers to the questions he was asked during his mayoral interview with Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat.

The Job Interview: Colleen Hanabusa

 The Job Interview: Colleen Hanabusa

The unedited, hour-long interview from Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat with longtime Hawaii lawmaker Colleen Hanabusa.

 Colleen Hanabusa wants to offer voters a practical choice, not big campaign promises

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.

  Full Transcript: Colleen Hanabusa's Interview

Read the transcript of Hanabusa's answers to the questions she was asked during her mayoral interview with Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat.

The Job Interview: Mufi Hannemann

 The Job Interview: Mufi Hannemann

The unedited, hour-long interview from Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat with tourism industry lobbyist and former Honolulu mayor Mufi Hannemann.

 In seeking his old job, Mufi Hannemann is also pursuing ‘a mission in life’

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.’”

  Full Transcript: Mufi Hannemann's Interview

Read the transcript of Hannemann's answers to the questions he was asked during his mayoral interview with Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat.

The Job Interview: Kym Marcos Pine

 The Job Interview: Kym Marcos Pine

The unedited hour-long interview from Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat with Honolulu City Council member and mayoral candidate Kym Marcos Pine.

 Kym Marcos Pine says her top priority as mayor would be putting tourism in its place

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.

  Full Transcript: Kym Marcos Pine's Interview

Read the transcript of Pine's answers to the questions she was asked during her mayoral interview with Hawaii News Now and Honolulu Civil Beat.