Kawakami Outspends competition

The Garden Island

LIHU‘E — Mayor Derek Kawakami has spent more than 10 times the funds on his re-election campaign than all three of his opponents combined…

Kauai Mayor keeps funds

The Garden Island

LIHU‘E — When wastewater executive Milton Choy was implicated in a bribery scandal involving two now-former state legislators…

Candidate Profile

The Garden Island

Get to know your candidates – Megeso William Denis 

Candidates against corruption in Hawaii!

Red America First

Exposing the islands with Leigh Dundas with Megeso Denis, Gary Cordery, + Kelei Taylor

Equally Sovereign Show


Tune in to the Equally Sovereign Show to hear Megeso speak on

Kauai Townhall

civil beat

First-Time Kauai Mayoral Candidates Attack Kawakami’s Rigid Pandemic Response The same public health policies that won Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami statewide praise now serve as ammunition for three new political candidates vying to oust him…

Kauai Candidate Showcase 

Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Kauai County voters are preparing to elect a new mayor. Incumbent Derek Kawakami is nearing the end of his first term, and is being challenged by three political newcomers…

Kauai 1st Freedom Fest Press Release

Garden Island

LIHU‘E — This Friday, July 1, the Kaua‘i Veterans Center is the site of the Kaua‘i 1st Freedom Fest, from 3 to 9 p.m., described by organizers as “a celebration of freedom that lifts the hearts of the Kaua‘i people with hope and possibility of encouraging positive change for Kaua‘i.”…

Candidate Q + A

Garden Island

What is the biggest issue facing Kauai County, and what would you do about it? Global governance of our island and the poisoning of our natural resources. As mayor, I will terminate all agreements with the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)…

Kauai 1st Freedom Fest

Garden Island

FreedomFest welcomed the Fourth of July weekend with a blast of candidates seeking political office, crafters, an assortment of bounce houses, climbing wall and water feature paid for by sponsors, and a nice dinner offering from assorted food trucks peppering the parking