2020 Hawai’i County Candidate Forums

The Hawaiʻi Island REALTORS® Government Affairs Committee have been hard at work in gathering responses to an industry-related questionnaire sent to Hawaiʻi County Mayoral and Council Member Candidates. We hope this will help you reach an informed and educated decision in your voting!

As an additional resource, listed below are our community partner’s websites with links to videos of Hawai’i County Mayoral Candidate forums, interviews, etc.

Hawai’i Island Chamber of Commerce

Mayoral Candidate interviews can be found on HICC’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI958kA2mtI4GK1cdr0fAbA/

Waimea Community Association Mayoral Candidate Forums:

“Evening 1” – Monday, June 08 from 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Neil Azevedo, Bob Fitzgerald, Wendell Ka’ehu’ae’a, Yumi Kawano, Mitch Roth, Mike Ruggles
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=543601536522818&ref=watch_permalink

“Evening 2” – Tuesday, June 09 from 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Paul Bryant, Kelly Greenwell, Stacy Higa, Harry Kim, Tante Urban
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=570633240506675&ref=watch_permalink

“Evening 3” – Wednesday, June 10 from 5:00PM – 6:00PM
Michael Glendon, Ikaika Marzo, Ted Shaneyfelt
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=958888164539082&ref=watch_permalink

The Waimea Community Association also has a single web page dedicated to these videos: https://www.waimeatown.org/mayoral-candidate-forum

Na Leo & Big Island Pulse Mayoral Forums:

“Pod 1” – Thursday, June 25 from 2:30PM – 4:30PM
Paul Bryant, Mikey Glendon, Robert Greenwell, Wendell Ka’ehu’ae’a, Yumi Kawano, Mike Ruggles, Ted Shaneyfelt, Lahi Verschuur.
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=285676592790400&ref=watch_permalink

“Pod 2” – Thursday, June 25 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Neil Azevedo, Bob Fitzgerald, Stacy Higa, Harry Kim, Ikaika Marzo, Mitch Roth, Tante Urban
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=2734969783439097&ref=watch_permalink

Hawai’i Island Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce (Hui ‘Oihana) Mayoral Forum:

Featuring Neil Azevedo, Bob Fitzgerald, Stacy Higa, Harry Kim, Ikaika Marzo, and Mitch Roth
Event hosted by Hui Hoʻolako for Hawaiian Initiatives, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Rotary Clubs on Hawaiʻi Island, Aliʻi Gas, Civil Construction, Hui ʻOihana
LINK: http://reflect-vod-naleo.cablecast.tv/vod/7741-LIVE-Mayoral-Candidate-Forum-2020-07-16-HD-v1/vod.mp4


DISCLAIMER: Hawai’i Island REALTORS® as an association does NOT publicly support or endorse any candidates running for local public office (Mayor, County Council, or County Prosecutor for Hawai’i County). The information and video content provided here are only for the benefit of the reader and viewer to allow them as a voter to reach an informed and educated decision. The views and opinions expressed within are those of the candidate(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official position(s) or view(s) of the association.