Court Order Delays Candidate Filing for U.S. Rep., State Senator and Other Seats
The State of Hawai‘i Supreme Court issued a court order temporarily suspending candidate filing for the offices of U.S. Representative, State Senate, and State Representative contests until further notice from the court, the state Office of Elections announced in a press release Monday, Feb. 28.
The order arises from a challenge of the 2021 State Reapportionment Plan. Candidate filing will open as scheduled beginning March 1 for the following offices:
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee, Hawai‘i Resident Trustee, vacancy
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee, Maui Resident Trustee
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee, O‘ahu Resident Trustee
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee, At-Large
County of Hawai‘i, Councilmember
County of Maui, Mayor
County of Maui, Councilmember
County of Kaua‘i, Mayor
County of Kaua‘i, Councilmember
City & County of Honolulu, Councilmember
Interested candidates for these offices may obtain nomination papers to file for office. For a list of locations and qualifications, visit elections.hawaii.gov.
The Office of Elections will update this announcement as new information becomes available at elections.hawaii.gov.