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Dear Friends and Supporters: So, why didn’t we win? Most would say that it was “all about the money”. The winner Brian Schatz raised and spent nearly twice the amount we did. The other two major contenders likewise raised and spent significantly more than we were able to. Our fundraising, while theoretically sufficient to be … Continue reading

Public Financing: we did it!

The Friends of Gary Hooser Campaign is the first to report to have reached the threshold for public financing!

Letters — Regarding Gary Hooser For Lieutenant Governor

Today, with Gary Hooser running for lieutenant governor, Shawn has no doubts about who will get his vote. “Gary is a good man. He understands ordinary people. No wonder ordinary people are supporting his campaign with small donations. It tells you who Gary stands for and who will most benefit from him becoming lieutenant governor,” said Shawn.

Hawaii Teachers Endorse Hooser

The Hawaii State Teachers Association recently endorsed the candidacy of Senate Majority Leader Gary Hooser to be Hawaii’s next Lieutenant Governor. The 13,000 plus teachers organization has joined the growing list of hotel workers, nurses, progressive Democrats and other groups and organizations in support. Hooser was the first legislator to step forward to speak out … Continue reading

Hooser Earns Local 5 Endorsement

Today, Senator Hooser welcomed the endorsement of his candidacy by UNITE HERE! Local 5. This is a significant vote of confidence and support from a local labor organization representing over 10,500 hotel, health care, and food service workers throughout the State. Commenting on the endorsement, Hooser said, “I am thankful to the members of local 5 … Continue reading

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