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Hawaii voters need firing up to counter poor turnout

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 04, 2012

~~<p>Despite Jamae Kawauchi&rsquo;s assertion that Hawaii County is ready for the Nov. 6 vote and the county clerk&rsquo;s assessment of herself as &ldquo;pretty competent,&rdquo; the state Office of Elections doesn&rsquo;t seem to share the faith.</p>
<p>The elections office will take over poll operations on the Big Island for the general election, rescinding its delegation of authority to the county.</p>
~~

Despite Jamae Kawauchi’s assertion that Hawaii County is ready for the Nov. 6 vote and the county clerk’s assessment of herself as “pretty competent,” the state Office of Elections doesn’t seem to share the faith.

The elections office will take over poll operations on the Big Island for the general election, rescinding its delegation of authority to the county. Login for more...



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