Category Archives: Voting

Votes, Volunteers Needed at Election Polling Places

On November 6, General Election day, Stacey Moniz will show up at a Maui polling place, just as she has been for the last two decades. Not to vote, but to serve as a volunteer precinct official. “For me it’s … Continue reading

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OHA Seats Up for Grabs in November Election

Four of the nine seats on the Board of Trustees for the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs will go before voters during the Nov. 6 general election. A fifth seat, representing Moloka‘i and Lana‘i, is uncontested, so the incumbent, OHA … Continue reading

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Voters Can View Hirono and Lingle in TV debates

Voters have an opportunity on Nov. 6 to elect a woman to replace retiring Hawaii U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka. The race for the U.S. Senate seat features Democratic Congresswoman Mazie Hirono and former Republican Gov. Linda Lingle. Hirono is giving … Continue reading

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Congratulations To All Candidates!

Elections represent the will of citizens and election year 2010 was no different. Congratulations are due to candidates who will be sworn in to offices in Maui County, the Hawaii State Legislature, the 5th floor of the State Capitol and … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Cast Your Vote

Just a reminder to everyone to cast your vote, either at your polling place or by absentee. Voting is an essential part of our democratic process, by which you choose the representatives in your government who make decisions that affect … Continue reading

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Your Focus 2010 Questions So Far

Mahalo to those who submitted questions for the “Focus 2010: A Gubernatorial Conversation” forum on Wednesday, October 6. Here’s the latest questions we’ve received from you: Water is a key issue on Maui.  Our bread basket farming region has been … Continue reading

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Make Your Voice Heard—The Vote Early Option

Hawaii voters increasingly are taking advantage of early voting by mail or at absentee voting sites. In the 2008 General Election, 35 percent of all Maui voters were early voters—18,229 absentees to 33,810 at the polls. Statewide, 38.5 percent of … Continue reading

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