Jeanné Kapela concedes District 5 race to incumbent Richard Creagan
Jeanné Kapela concedes District 5 race to incumbent Richard Creagan

Jeanné Kapela conceded the race for State House District 5 to incumbent Richard Creagan on Saturday.  “Congratulations to Richard Creagan on his victory tonight,” said Kapela. “I’m proud to have run a strong campaign for the State House. I look forward to working with Rep. Creagan to uplift our community, including improving public education funding and increasing prosperity for working families.” Kapela's campaign said she will remain activ...

Mayor Caldwell, Senator Hirono weigh in on primary election
Mayor Caldwell, Senator Hirono weigh in on primary election

Major Kirk Caldwell and Senator Mazie Hirono weighed in on the primary election early Saturday before the first tallies were released. While Caldwell noted his endorsement of incumbent David Ige, Hirono says she has stayed out of all of the primaries except for Lieutenant Governor.  "I endorse Jill Tokuda because I've known Jill for decades," said Sentator Hirono. "And I've worked with her and she is a person of integrity and I think that she would make...

Big Island switches focus from Hector to primary elections
Big Island switches focus from Hector to primary elections

Pahoa and Pahala community centers are back open for early voting.

Meet the Candidate: Doug Chin
Meet the Candidate: Doug Chin

Although he's never run for office, Doug Chin is no stranger to public service.