He says rail has become the “wedge issue” for this race.
In House District 23 incumbent Isaac Choy is slightly ahead, and House District 33, newcomer Tracy Arakaki barely pulls ahead.
There would have to be a severe shift in the night-long trend for that to change.
He says he is pleasantly surprised to see how close the race has become.
Kathy Muneno speaks with a few working mothers on the presidential race and their views on rail.
He spoke with Howard Dashefsky in studio.
The Honolulu mayoral candidate gave KHON2 his first one-on-one interview of the night following the second printout.
He is the son of Honolulu councilwoman Anne Kobayashi.
The former Honolulu City Councilman is now looking to represent District 9 in the state Senate.
The governor spoke on several issues, including his stance on rail, homelessness, and Hawaii’s goal of achieving 100 percent renewable energ…
Just like Djou campaign chair Judge Walter Heen, he is mainly in support of Djou for his stance on rail.
More and more “I’m realizing how special of a phenomenon I just went through and am going through.”
The first printout shows he received 9.47 percent of the votes so far.
Sen. Mazie Hirono is still in the middle of her term. She checked in with Howard Dashefsky in studio.
Schatz spoke on rail and renewable energy.
It appears many are waiting to the last minute to vote.
Supporters are gathering at watch parties across Oahu awaiting the first printout.
Whether they knew exactly who to vote for or they took a little longer in the booth, all voters Saturday had the same goal.
As of 3 p.m., a sampling from the Office of Elections indicates that only 27 percent of registered voters cast a ballot.
A total of 25 events will be held on all shores of Kauai, Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island.