General Election 2008


POSTED: Wednesday, October 15, 2008



Rail, mayoral races reign

Suspense builds as Kobayashi tries to derail Hannemann, but presidential hopeful Obama is expected to win here

"»" U.S. President
Local roots favor Obama

"»" U.S. Representative
GOP facing uphill battle
• District: 12

"»" State Legislature
GOP fights for Senate seat
Dwight Takamine hopes to extend his family legacy with a Senate seat
Incumbent Hooser faces frequent GOP candidate Georgi
Debate over a hospital plan spurs a nurse’s challenge
State House Candidates: 1719 •  20232427293538404142434445464751
State Senate Candidates: 122123

"»" Unopposed Candidates
No rivals in the general

"»" State Constitution
Con Con raises issues of cost, need

"»" Neighbor Island Charters   
Kauai mulls construction, Sunshine Law
'Pot' issue on Big Isle ballot 
The Big Island Charter questions

"»" Maui County Council
Father-daughter duo vie for Valley Isle seats

"»" Honolulu City Council
Only 1 incumbent faces a challenge
•  District 1: Waianae-Ewa Beach

"»" Honolulu City Charter
Voters can derail $4B project
The 4 proposed City Charter amendments

"»" Honolulu Mayor
The unexpected battle
•  Candidates

"»" Big Island Mayor & Council
Rural life versus growth

"»" Kauai Mayor & Council
Newcomer leads top race

"»" Board of Education
6 vie for 3 at-large seats

"»" Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Molokai, office plans split rivals

"»" How to Vote & Early Voting Sites
Casting your ballot on Nov. 4

"»" Polling Precincts
Where to vote

"»" List of Candidates
November 4 general election