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Strong choices for City Council


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 28, 2012

~~<p>Of the five seats up for grabs on the Honolulu City Council, four are being contested in the Aug. 11 primary because they have more than two candidates in each race. The fifth, District 5, has two candidates, James Hayes and incumbent Ann Kobayashi, who will compete in the general election. If no candidate gets a majority of the votes in the primary, the top two will go to the general.</p>
<p>In all four races listed here, our recommended candidates have different backgrounds and experiences, but share one feature &mdash; they support rail transit, the biggest public works project in the state's history and a critical component to Oahu's future prosperity.</p>
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Of the five seats up for grabs on the Honolulu City Council, four are being contested in the Aug. 11 primary because they have more than two candidates in each race. The fifth, District 5, has two candidates, James Hayes and incumbent Ann Kobayashi, who will compete in the general election. If no candidate gets a majority of the votes in the primary, the top two will go to the general.

In all four races listed here, our recommended candidates have different backgrounds and experiences, but share one feature — they support rail transit, the biggest public works project in the state's history and a critical component to Oahu's future prosperity. Login for more...



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