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WHEN : Wednesday, August 1 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

WHERE : Hawai‘i Pacific University, 3 Aloha Tower Drive, Multipurpose Room 2 


Honolulu Civil Beat presents a special four-part Civil Café series on the Governor's race in partnership with the Department of Communication at Hawaii Pacific University. The candidates speak with Civil Beat’s politics and opinions editor, Chad Blair, and answers questions from the audience.

Note : Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa declined multiple invitations from Civil Beat to participate in this series.

  • Thursday, July 19 - Ray L'Heureux
  • Tuesday, July 24 - John Carroll
  • Wednesday, August 1 - Gov. David Ige
  • Thursday, August 2 - Rep. Andria Tupola

This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance. For those unable to attend in person, you can view Civil Beat's livestream on Facebook and YouTube.

Paid and valet parking options are available on-site. Discounts apply with Aloha Tower restaurant validation. For a map of Aloha Tower, please visit:

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services (i.e. sign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact at least 5 business days prior to the event.


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Earlier Event: July 29