GOP hierarchy demands party chair’s resignation

Top Republicans in Hawai‘i are calling for the resignation of party chair Jonah Ka‘auwai, a Kaua‘i native.

In a Sept. 18 letter to state committee members, the Hawai‘i Republican Party’s executive committee says that the responsibility of a party chair is to elect more Republicans to office.

“Unfortunately, a majority of members of the Party have lost confidence in the leadership of the current chair and his ability to guide the Party to success in the upcoming election year,” committee members say.

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