Meet County Council candidates in Eleele

With 24 candidates running for the seven seats on the Kauai County Council, the public has an opportunity to meet the candidates from 6 to 8:30 tonight at a forum coordinated by the Eleele-Hanapepe Community Association, Hui Hana Paakai, and Community Coalition Kauai at the Eleele Elementary School cafeteria.

Kawakami leading in campaign contributions

Derek Kawakami, Kauai Council councilman and mayoral candidate, reported contributions of $204,071 to his campaign, the most of those seeking the highest office on Kauai.

Campaign finance reports due

By Thursday, candidates are required to submit campaign finance reports to the State of Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission, but not all candidates must submit a report.

Mayor candidates sound off

All seven candidates for the Kauai Office of the Mayor were on hand Tuesday night at the Kauai Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Forum at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.

Chin vows to fight for women

The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 5 to 4 against a law in California that required faith-based or crisis pregnancy centers to inform patients that the state offers contraception service and abortion assistance.