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Updated 2/1/21, 4:42 p.m.

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden told Republican senators during a two-hour meeting Monday night he's unwilling to settle on an insufficient coronavirus aid package after they pitched their slimmed down $618 billion proposal that's a fraction of the $1.9 trillion he is seeking.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump lashed out at congressional Republicans on Tuesday after the House easily voted to override his veto of a defense policy bill.

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Updated 12/15/20, 9:41 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated Democrat Joe Biden as president-elect on Tuesday, saying the Electoral College "has spoken."

Congressional District One: Republican Cam Cavasso

Oct 16, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

The Republican Candidate for the Congressional District One seat, representing urban Honolulu, is a veteran politician. 

State Representative Beth Fukumoto Resigns From GOP

Mar 22, 2017
Wayne Yoshioka

State Representative Beth Fukumoto announced today she is resigning from the Republican Party following two months of input from her Mililani constituents.   She says her troubles with the Hawai’i GOP started a while ago but came to a head when Donald Trump won the Presidency.

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DonkeyHotey / Flickr

The Republican convention wraps up later today in Cleveland. And while much of the focus has been on speeches and domestic issues, the Republican Party Platform has a lot to say about China. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Political conventions often highlight personalities over platforms…but when it comes to Republicans and China, there’s a notable shift in the platform.

Town Square: Views on the 2016 Presidential Election

Jun 16, 2016
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Flickr / kristin_a (Meringue Bake Shop)

  If you've been voting for a while, you know this campaign season is like no other. What was divisive to begin with is now further complicated by the responses to the Orlando shooting. And while Hawaii won't make or break the presidential election, who does (or doesn't) support the presumptive nominees may show up in future state races. We'll talk with the Hawaii Democratic and GOP state party chairs, Tim Vandeveer and Frtiz Rohlfing.

GOP-Hawai'i Candidates Gearing Up for 2016 Election

Jul 6, 2015
Wayne Yoshioka

The local Republican Party hosted its first fundraiser for the 2016 election last week.   It was a sell-out and party leaders say this is only the beginning.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

GOP-Hawai'i Candidates Gearing Up for 2016 Election

Jul 6, 2015
Wayne Yoshioka

The local Republican Party hosted its first fundraiser for the 2016 election last week.   It was a sell-out and party leaders say this is only the beginning.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Town Square: Charles Djou

Sep 25, 2014

There are candidate forums a plenty over the next six weeks before Hawai‘i votes on November 4, but how much access will you have to the people asking for your vote? On this Town Square, CD1 GOP candidate Charles Djou stepped into the studio for a live one hour conversation.  Topics include: minimum wage, Medicare, immigration, Hawaii's economy and much, much more on this edition of Town Square.

GOP-Hawaii Develops Strategic Plan for 2014 and Beyond

May 21, 2013
Wayne Yoshioka
Wayne Yoshioka

Republican candidates in Hawaii garnered less than one third of the total votes cast in 2012. With less than 18 months remaining before the 2014 General Elections, GOP officials are trying to expand their voter base to make a better showing in future elections. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.