2020 Election Information

Disclaimer: The following is only a tiny portion of the information available. It is not meant to be used exclusively. You are always encouraged to do your own research and vote for the candidate that shares your values.

Voting Information

Click on the logo to go to the Maui County Elections Division.

The Maui County Elections Division site has information on voter registration, dates to remember for the general election, and a link to charter amendments on the ballot.

Click on the logo to go to Vote411.

Vote411 has vital information on voting in Hawaii.

Local Elections

Akakū Maui Community Media provides videos introducing the candidates.
Click on the logo to go to the Maui Pono Network website.

Maui Pono Network conducted interviews with all Maui County candidates.

Click on the logo to go to BALLOTPEDIA.

BALLOTPEDIA allows you to easily research local, state, and federal candidates.

Click on the logo to go to Civil Beat’s Hawaii Elections Guide 2020.

Civil Beat provides in depth reporting on issues facing Hawaii. It is a good resource to get local information.

Click on the logo to get Campaign 2020 information.
Click on the logo for information on OHA candidates.

The following videos were part of the Maui Tomorrow Foundation’s STAND UP! SPEAK UP! A Civic Engagement Webinar for ‘Āina Protectors held via Video Conference on March 21, 2020.

This day-long online webinar was designed to help Maui community members learn how to effectively advocate for themselves, their families, their neighbors, and their island home at both the County and State levels. With facilitation provided by expert speakers, elected officials, and successful community activists, attendees were able to learn practical lessons and explore best practices when working to protect Maui’s land and ensure sound ecological practices.

SESSION 1: Citizen Engagement Overview (Albert Perez)

  • State and County Government Structure
  • Opportunities for Engagement
  • Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Law
  • How Your Vote Helps Determine Who the Decision-Makers Will Be

SESSION 2: Making a Difference at the Hawaii State Legislature
(Gary Hooser, Tina Wildberger, Simon Russell)

  • How a Bill Becomes a Law
  • How a Bill REALLY Becomes a Law
  • What’s Important to Legislators?
  • Effective Lobbying and Testimony

SESSION 3: Citizen Engagement at the County Level
(Albert Perez, Kelly King, Mike Molina)

  • Explanation of County Government Structure
  • Opportunities for Engagement

SESSION 4: Making a Difference at the Maui County Council
(Kelly King, Mike Molina, Clare Apana)

  • How a County Bill Becomes a Law
  • Evolution of a Bill
  • What’s Important to Council Members
  • Effective Lobbying and Testimony

SESSION 5: Making a Difference at the Maui Planning Commission
(Dick Mayer, Thorne Abbott, Lucienne de Naie, Justin Kekiwi)

  • Coastal Zone Management: SMA and Shoreline Setback Rules
  • Intervention at the Planning Commission
  • Effective Testimony 

SESSION 6: How To Write Testimony
(Albert Perez, Lucienne de Naie)

  • Instructions
  • Written sample testimony