Colleen Hanabusa

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Voters on Oahu will elect a new mayor in 2020. HPR will be sitting down with mayoral hopefuls to discuss their top concerns and why they want the job.

Democrats Gear Up for General Election, Nov 6th

Aug 13, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

The Democratic Party had its Unity Breakfast yesterday following hard-fought Primary Election races for the state’s top two jobs.

Wayne Yoshioka

2018 marks the re-emergence of the women’s movement for social and economic justice. In Hawai’i, that conversation is making its way across traditional generational and political lines.

Super PAC Spending Revealed

Aug 2, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

More than 8.5 million dollars has been spent so far in primary election races for the top two state executive offices.

Gubernatorial Campaign Stop: Obon Festivals

Jul 31, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

The two Democratic candidates for Hawai’i Governor are working hard to secure their base – Americans of Japanese Ancestry or AJAs.

Wayne Yoshioka

The Hawai’i Conservation Alliance hosted a Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on the Environment today. 

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Today on Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt have invited gubernatorial candidate Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa to join the show. They will talk to her about her plans, if she was elected governor, for moving the needle on economic diversity and the technology agenda.

Hawai'i Gubernatorial Candidates Up to the Challenges

Jan 9, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

The race for Hawai’i Governor is heating up as the Democratic candidates develop their campaign strategies. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. 

Heating Up: Hanabusa vs Ige in Governor's Race

Jan 8, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

Hawai’i’s Senior Congressional Representative officially announced her candidacy for Governor today.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Wayne Yoshioka

Climate Change and what can and should be done about it. That was the focus of a round-table discussion hosted by Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa last week. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Wayne Yoshioka

The Exchange Club of Downtown Honolulu hosted the State’s chief executive today during one of their monthly luncheons. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Wayne Yoshioka

The 2018 Primary Election is a year away and Democrats are either sending feelers out or lining up to be counted.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka takes this first look at the top two state-wide races.

The Conversation: Friday, August 12th, 2016

Aug 12, 2016

Outlook for the E-Cig Industry; A Local School Goes Paperless; Future of HART

Hanabusa: Trust is Key in Honolulu Mayor's Race

Aug 9, 2016
Wayne Yoshioka

More than half of O’ahu voters are expected to mail in their absentee ballots or do early walk-in voting before this Saturday’s primary election.   That means the stakes are still high in the race for Honolulu Mayor.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. 

Congressional District One Race Gearing Up

Jul 27, 2016
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Congressman K. Mark Takai passed away last week with nearly 6 months left in his term.   Takai’s chosen successor is now gearing up her campaign to regain her seat.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

The Conversation: Monday, May 2nd, 2016

May 2, 2016
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Crowd-funding Open Government; Past and Future Conservation in Hawai‘i; HART Chair Colleen Hanabusa; New Discoveries About Coral Growth

Hui for Good Government Crowd-funding: Keiko Bonk

Hanabusa Tapped to Head HART Board

Apr 21, 2016
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Daniel Ramirez / Flickr

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation or HART increased its construction funding request by more than 2.3 billion dollars for the next fiscal year. 

Wayne Yoshioka

Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa has requested a state court postpone Friday’s election in Puna rather than conclude the Primary Election.   Two precinct polling stations were not opened last Saturday for walk-in voting because of damage by Tropical Storm Iselle.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.