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October 02, 2012

State Takes Over Election Operations From County

The state Office of Elections has rescinded Hawaii County's authority to conduct elections, and will run the Nov. 6 general election itself.
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September 24, 2012

Kawauchi Names Another Temporary Elections Administrator

Elizabeth Lehua Iopa becomes the Big Island's third elections administrator this year.
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September 12, 2012

Police Investigating Computer Access at Elections Office

County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi reported that someone used another person's log-in information to access a computer, which would be a violation of state law.
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September 11, 2012

Police Open Investigation Into Possible 2010 Voter Fraud

Details are not being released about allegations from the county's election office that prompted the police probe.
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August 31, 2012

Glen Shikuma Funeral Services Saturday in Hilo

The services will begin with visitation at 9:30 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11.
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August 24, 2012

Kawauchi, Nago Agree To Meet On Election Solutions

The chief election officials for the state and Hawai`i County take a step toward reconciliation by agreeing to hold workshops on various counties.
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August 23, 2012

Tributes Follow Death of Fired Election Worker

The man who oversaw the county's election warehouse before he was fired in January died Tuesday on Maui.
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August 15, 2012

State Election Officials Conducting Own Investigation

A spokesman said the probe is necessary because of a lack of answers about Saturday's election from the head of the Hawai'i County Elections Division.
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July 31, 2012

Kawauchi to Hold Press Conference on Voter Registry

The Big Island's county clerk, who has been criticized for lack of communication with the media, will hold a press conference Wednesday.
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July 26, 2012

State Elections Chief Critical of County Clerk

Chief Election Officer Scott Nago has told Hawai`i County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi that some of her recent actions may be undermining public confidence in the upcoming election.
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July 24, 2012

Election Office Was Closed For Registry Check

Mystery solved: County elections staff took the unusual move of closing their Hilo office Monday to complete a manual check of the voter list.
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July 23, 2012

Elections Office Closed ‘For Auditing’; Reason Unknown

The county's top elections official was not immediately available for comment as to why or by whom an audit is being performed at the Hilo office.
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July 12, 2012

Election Chief: Voting Process on Track For Primary

County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi today said that county election workers have been working hard to get ready for the Aug. 11 primary election.
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