Hawaii Politics


This collection focuses on the inner workings of Hawaiʻi’s political sphere, at both the county and state level, including tracking leadership positions and documenting the deal-making that can sometimes move Hawaiʻi forward and, other times, stymie progress.

Is Souki’s leadership in trouble?
  • Analysis

Within today's announced House committee chair shuffle lies the very real potential for an impending leadership shakeup. Read More »

Will Caron
Former Sacramento mayor reenters politics in Hawaii after dual scandals
  • Discussion

Allegations of sexual assault and shady handling of public education follow former mayor Kevin Johnson and his wife, former D.C. school system chancellor Michelle Rhee as they try to remake themselves in Hawai'i politics. Read More »

New chair for OHA
  • Press Release

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees selected Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi Trustee Colette Y. Machado as its new chair today. Read More »

Lingle presents five-point plan for Hawai’i economy
  • News Report
Travis Quezon