Two attorneys are vying to represent the people of O‘ahu in criminal prosecutions. In this nonpartisan race, incumbent Honolulu City Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro faces challenger Anosh Yaqoob, who says he’s proud that he’s not an “insider” and doesn’t want to see another incumbent run unopposed. Meanwhile, Honolulu Democrat Rep.
Former City Councilman Stanley Chang is challenging the State Senate’s only Republican incumbent, Sam Slom, in the race to represent East Honolulu, which includes Kahala, Diamond Head, ‘Aina Haina and Hawai‘i Kai. Chang and Slom are scheduled to answer your questions and concerns.
State Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, who has represented District 13 for 26 years, is retiring at the end of this term, leaving this local race without an incumbent. District 13 includes a portion of Downtown Honolulu and the outlying neighborhoods of Nu‘uanu and Liliha.