Tuesday is the last day for anyone wanting to file to run for public office in Hawaii.
As of Friday, 20 Kauai residents filed papers, announcing their candidacy for different posts.
State Senate, District 8: Ron Kouchi, Democrat, incumbent
State Representative, District 14: Sandra Combs, Republican; Nadine Nakamura, Democrat; Fern Rosentiel, Democrat
State Representative, District 15: James “Jimmy” Tokioka, Democrat, incumbent
Office of Hawaiian Affairs: Daniel Ahuna
Prosecuting Attorney: Lisa Arin
Kauai County Council: Juno-Ann Apalla; Matthew Bernabe; Arthur Brun; Mason Chock; Norma Doctor Sparks; Richard Fukushima; Gary Hooser; Ross Kagawa; Arryl Kaneshiro; Derek Kawakami; KipuKai Kuali’i; Mel Rapozo; JoAnn Yukimura.
All county contests are determined via non-partisan elections.
Nomination papers must be filed with the Office of the County Clerk, Elections Division.
Info: Lyndon Yoshioka, 241-4800