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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Media coverage of HI political races in The Honolulu Civil Beat

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    from The Honolulu Civil Beat (number of quotes indicated):
  • Andria Tupola (9) Hawaii Republican candidate for governor of Hawaii
  • Bob McDermott (4) Hawaii Republican candidate for governor
  • Brian Schatz (5) Democratic Jr Senator Hawaii
  • Charles Djou (1) Republican Governor challenger U.S. Rep Hawaii-1
  • Colleen Hanabusa (1) Hawaii Democratic candidate for Hawaii Governor
  • Cynthia Thielen (1) Republican Challenger (2006) Hawaii
  • David Ige (9) Hawaii Democratic Governor
  • Duke Aiona (15) Hawaii Republican Challenger
  • Ed Case (1) Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep. Hawaii
  • Eddie Pirkowski (4) Republican candidate for Hawaii U.S. Senator Hawaii
  • John Carroll (4) Hawaii Republican candidate for governor of Hawaii
  • Josh Green (4) Hawaii Democratic challenger for Governor
  • Kai Kahele (1) Hawaii Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Kirk Caldwell (2) Hawaii Democratic Challenger
  • Marissa Kerns (4) Hawaii Republican challenger for Governor
  • Mazie Hirono (1) Democratic Challenger Hawaii
  • Neil Abercrombie (6) Hawaii Democratic Governor
  • Vicky Cayetano (3) Hawaii Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Articles in The Honolulu Civil Beat:
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "Hawaii Governor: Lt. Gov. Josh Green Wins Big In Democratic Primary," by Kevin Dayton, August 13, 2022
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "Better Access To Public Records Among Proposals From GOP Candidates For Governor," by Blaze Lovell, August 11, 2022
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "How GOP Candidates For Governor Plan To Diversify Hawaii's Economy," by Blaze Lovell, August 1, 2022
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "Does US Sen. Brian Schatz Have 'A Job For Life?'," by Nick Grube, July 27, 2022
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "Candidate Q&A: U.S. Senate--Brian Schatz," June 22, 2022
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "Candidate Q&A: Governor -- Duke Aiona," June 21, 2022
  • On 2022_HI_Gov: "Here's How Hawaii's Top 2022 Political Races Are Shaking Out," by Chad Blair, August 19, 2021
  • Honolulu Civil Beat, "Honolulu Hale Lit Up In Rainbow Colors," by Chad Blair, June 24, 2019
  • (On 2022_HI_Senate): "Candidate Q&A: Lieutenant Governor--Marissa Kerns," October 1, 2018
  • (On Andria Tupola): Honolulu Civil Beat on 2018 Hawaii gubernatorial race, 8/9/2018
  • (On Colleen Hanabusa): Honolulu Civil Beat on 2018 Hawaii gubernatorial race, 8/7/2018
  • (On Andria Tupola): Honolulu Civil Beat on 2018 Hawaii gubernatorial race, 7/9/2018 & 8/2/2018
  • (On Eddie Pirkowski): Honolulu Civil Beat on 2018 Hawaii Senate race, 7/1/2018
  • (On Charles Djou): Honolulu Civil Beat on impeachment of Trump, 3/19/2018
  • (On John Carroll): Honolulu Civil Beat on 2016 Hawaii Senate race, 7/29/2016
  • (On Neil Abercrombie): Honolulu Civil Beat Q&A on 2014 Hawaii gubernatorial race, 7/23/2014
  • (On David Ige): Honolulu Civil Beat Q&A on 2014 Hawaii gubernatorial race, 7/11/2014
  • (On Ed Case): Honolulu Civil Beat on 2012 Hawaii Senate debate, 5/10/2012
  • (On Mazie Hirono): Honolulu Civil Beat on 2012 Hawaii Senate debate, 5/10/2012
  • (On Duke Aiona): Honolulu Civil Beat Q&A on 2014 Hawaii gubernatorial race, 10/15/2010

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Duke Aiona: Would leave decisions up to the Legislature and to voters.
    Vicky Cayetano: Pro-choice; and supports medically assisted death.
Budget & Economy
    Duke Aiona: Attract investment by opening a spaceport in Hawai'i.
    Brian Schatz: Got earmark to fix highway threatened by climate change.
    Josh Green: Housing must be considered a human right.
    Andria Tupola: Save government money with efficiency; cut waste.
Civil Rights
    Bob McDermott: In Hawaii, we are all minorities to one degree or another.
    Kirk Caldwell: We celebrate diversity and inclusion no matter who we love.
    John Carroll: Inclusive legislation to banish racism and intolerance.
    Bob McDermott: 2013: Sued to stop gay marriage going into effect in Hawaii.
    David Ige: Vetoed taxing of short term rental accommodations.
    Kai Kahele: Don't allow taxing of short term rental accommodations.
    Bob McDermott: Allow taxing of short term rental accommodations.
    Cynthia Thielen: Allow taxing of short term rental accommodations.
    Eddie Pirkowski: Zero taxes would attract corporate headquarters.
    Mazie Hirono: US Chamber of Commerce does not reflect business community.
    Kirk Caldwell: Refuses to answer questions about indicted ex-city officials.
    Andria Tupola: Support police who risk their lives for us.
    Duke Aiona: Better schools help Native Hawaiians stay out of prison.
    Duke Aiona: Shift control from statewide district to local community.
    Neil Abercrombie: Improving public education is one of my top priorities.
    David Ige: Improving public education is one of my top priorities.
Energy & Oil
    Duke Aiona: Maximize our many renewable energy resources.
    Marissa Kerns: Support no-taxpayers-government-bailout for renewable energy.
    Andria Tupola: For renewable energy if affordable and environmentally safe.
    Eddie Pirkowski: Sustainable green development; reduce our carbon footprint.
    Neil Abercrombie: Liquefied natural gas is a "bridge fuel" to renewables.
    David Ige: Tie rooftop solar into the electric grid.
    Bob McDermott: Shut down Navy fuel site that has contaminated local water.
    Andria Tupola: Protect environment by partnering with local orgs.
    Andria Tupola: If we take care of the land it will take care of our needs.
    Andria Tupola: Tension between development & environment is about balance.
    Neil Abercrombie: Food labeling good, but not at expense of small businesses.
    David Ige: Right to know what is in our food, via federal labeling.
    David Ige: Protect Hawaii's fragile resources for future generations.
Free Trade
    John Carroll: America should be a leader in international commerce.
Government Reform
    Duke Aiona: Has no evidence the 2020 election was stolen.
    Duke Aiona: Wants to make more public records accessible online.
    Josh Green: State legislature term limits would make a lot of sense.
    Brian Schatz: I support ending or reforming the filibuster.
    Duke Aiona: Reducing amount of regulations sends message to businesses.
    Duke Aiona: Stem abuses with term limits for state legislature.
    Josh Green: Supports health department over Navy water contamination.
    Marissa Kerns: Every bill must be exposed to Hawaiian taxpayers.
    Andria Tupola: Video testimony to legislature; no constitutional convention.
    John Carroll: Supports citizen's initiative process & multiparty democracy.
    Ed Case: Only 8% of my campaign money comes from PACs.
Gun Control
    Brian Schatz: Ban assault weapons, for universal background checks.
Health Care
    Duke Aiona: COVID: not against vaccinations, but opposes mandates.
    Josh Green: Has been a leading voice in the Covid-19 fight.
    Vicky Cayetano: Calls for vaccine mandate for restaurants, bars, gyms.
    David Ige: Support unfunded liabilities for State Union Health Benefits.
Homeland Security
    Brian Schatz: Military only viable here if it has community support.
    Colleen Hanabusa: Shaped National Defense Authorization Act military roadmap.
    Eddie Pirkowski: Cutting edge defensive and offensive security.
    Charles Djou: Leaving GOP because Trump makes it hostile to immigrants.
    Eddie Pirkowski: Responsible spending for jobs and stable growth.
    Neil Abercrombie: Put money back into state Employer-Union Trust Fund.
    Neil Abercrombie: 2-year agreement with Legislature to raise the minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Duke Aiona: Hopes to restore system by rebuilding trust, earning respect.
    Vicky Cayetano: No problem too great that we can't overcome together.
    Duke Aiona: My Catholic faith is part of my decision making.
Social Security
    Brian Schatz: Make sure everyone pays into the system equally.
Tax Reform
    Marissa Kerns: I am opposing any new taxes for the next four years.
    David Ige: Pioneered "paperless Legislature" & government transparency.
War & Peace
    John Carroll: Use US air power to enforce peace, but not ground troops.
Welfare & Poverty
    Duke Aiona: Creating affordable housing immediately is a top priority.
    Marissa Kerns: Cut taxes & help businesses first to reduce homelessness.
    Andria Tupola: Clearinghouse for decentralized solutions on homelessness.
    Andria Tupola: Increase affordable housing by tax cuts & fewer regulations.
    Neil Abercrombie: Keep sidewalks open & clear; homeless into housing for good.
    David Ige: Build affordable homes and Transit Oriented Development.
    David Ige: Increasing funds to Rental Housing Trust Fund for homeless.
    Duke Aiona: The chronic homeless choose to not follow the rules.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of HI political races in The Honolulu Civil Beat.

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