So, one way or the other, depending on who is elected, we will have [a Hawaii] Lt. Governor a person from the X-Generation, and, potentially both Governor/Lt. Governor also.
That player turned out to be members and “friends of” committees of several Hawaii state legislators currently in office. Their ability to “hui up” (come together in Hawaiian pidgin) and provide a healthy number of financial resources to Sylvia Luke raised the eyebrow of at least this humble blogger.
So isn’t it fair to ask, now, for the full story on why these candidates do what they did in their professional careers? And not leave the voter wondering why there is this weird plot hole when running for such a high-level seat in the State of Hawaii?
[I]ts clear to this humble blogger that, while Green has tried to win voters with an idea that sounds good to those who care, the woeful lack of understanding of the laws that regulate this, and even knowing what Hawaii is, could be notes of concern as voters check their boxes on their ballots.
So each is spending on the things they need to to look alive and serious about this campaign. And looking alive and serious, as a Republican running for anything, already helps re-write one of the many detrimental perceptions that Republicans have, in Hawaii, in running for any office.
Now think about this as a concept for at least one, if not all of the forums for the Governor, especially for the Democratic candidates. You get the crowd all livened up with the pre-show done by the commentators, and then you hear the booming voice of Faroq come on and introduce each of the candidates
This week (June 7th, 2022 to be precise) the state of Hawaii voters found out for the first time what…
With the importance and scale of effects these bills have this year, the decisions made by Governor Ige have become a factor in how the election may turn out. So when one hears the amount of noise being placed on bills being passed or vetoed, keep in mind it’s because the fate of those running for office is dependent on it.
Is now-Gubernatorial candidate Kai Kahele a progressive? is he a master of the tourism trade? or is he just a rebel trying to tarnish the coronation of Josh Green as the next Governor of the state of Hawaii?
This humble blogger was a bit taken aback when he read a statement from fellow Hawai‘i political pundit Colin Moore…