| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Mazie Hirono: Endorsed by EMILY's List for pro-choice women.
Cynthia Thielen: No residency requirement for abortions; clinics ok.
Budget & Economy|
Benjamin Cayetano: More funding for tourism infrastructure.
Linda Lingle: Civil unions are same-sex marriage by another name.
Daniel Akaka: Opposed the Patriot Act renewal on civil liberty grounds.
Ed Case: Supported Patriot Act to provide law enforcement tools.
Cam Cavasso: PATRIOT Act does not go too far.
Benjamin Cayetano: Defend native Hawaiian Homelands project.
Mazie Hirono: US Chamber of Commerce does not reflect business community.
Benjamin Cayetano: Philosophy shift to treatment instead of punishment.
Linda Lingle: I support PBS, but Big Bird is not essential to America.
Benjamin Cayetano: $290M for school capital improvements.
Energy & Oil|
Brian Schatz: Clean energy with Taiwan; smart grid with Korea.
Daniel Akaka: Offered hydrogen and ethanol bills for energy independence.
Ed Case: Investigate the oil companies & reinstate the CAFE standards.
Cynthia Thielen: Voted YES to suspend the gasoline price cap.
Ed Case: Diversify tourism to include educational & eco-tourism.
Mazie Hirono: Visit the USA Bill: attract 300,000 Chinese by easier visas.
Neil Abercrombie: New Day Work Projects: transit-oriented development.
Benjamin Cayetano: Balance growth against environmental protection.
Benjamin Cayetano: $22M to improve state parks.
Brian Schatz: Promote relations and tourism travel from Asia Pacific.
Ed Case: Only 8% of my campaign money comes from PACs.
Linda Lingle: State QUEST program instead of ObamaCare.
Daniel Akaka: Advocate for expanding and improving Medicaid and Medicare.
Ed Case: Let small businesses pull together resources in health plans.
Ed Case: Support drugs re-importation and bulk purchases of drugs.
Cynthia Thielen: Voted YES on prohibiting smoking in public places.
Benjamin Cayetano: $141M for new medical school at University of Hawaii.
Linda Lingle: Don't let up on its defense spending, like pre-WWII.
Mazie Hirono: Sensible compromise needed on $50 billion military cut.
Cam Cavasso: High priority on strengthening our military & intelligence.
Cam Cavasso: Do not reinstate the military draft.
Brian Schatz: Take full advantage of new visas available to China.
Linda Lingle: OpEd:Did nothing to save jobs when Aloha Airlines went under.
Benjamin Cayetano: Increase the minimum wage.
Neil Abercrombie: Allow & encourage education in Hawaiian language.
Principles & Values|
Linda Lingle: Work with national Republicans to get things done for Hawaii.
Mazie Hirono: OpEd: Missed twice as many votes as average Congress member.
Cam Cavasso: Running because Inouye opposed Federal Marriage amendment.
Daniel Akaka: Social Security privatization is a risky investment scheme.
Ed Case: Oppose Social Security privatization, lockbox the trust fund.
Neil Abercrombie: Add alcohol & soft drink tax; repeal state tax deduction.
Daniel Akaka: The Bush tax cuts helped the richest, not those in need.
Ed Case: Bush tax cuts unaffordable; targeted middle-class cuts ok.
Brian Schatz: Complete improvements at Honolulu Airport and Nimitz Highway.
Mazie Hirono: $6 million for new security screening at Hawaii airports.
Benjamin Cayetano: $21M for computers in public schools.
War & Peace|
Daniel Akaka: Call for troops withdrawal from Iraq by July 2007.
Daniel Akaka: No need to resort to a draft; better recruitment instead.
Ed Case: Oppose a timetable of troops withdrawal from Iraq.
Ed Case: Do not need a draft but the military has been stretched.
Cam Cavasso: Supports invasion of Iraq.