The public is invited to a nonpartisan, moderated candidate forum on Tuesday, July 3, at the West Hawaii Civic Center Council Chambers for the candidates for State Senate 3, West Hawaii (Democrats Brenda Ford and Dru Kanuha, and Libertarian Michael Last).
The forum will run from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The forum is sponsored by Community Forums, and the Hawaii County League of Women Voters. Questions will be taken from the public in advance at westhawaiiforum.org (via an online form), or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or bring questions in person to the forum. The moderator, who will pose all questions to the candidates, will be Sherry Bracken, of Mahalo Broadcasting (LAVA 105.3 fm and KKOA 107.7 fm) and Hawaii Public Radio. The forum will be streamed live on Facebook at @westhawiiforum and also be filmed for later broadcast on NaLeo TV.
The following Tuesday, July 10, the public is invited to a second forum at the West Hawaii Civic Center Council Chambers for the candidates for County Council, District 7 (Kelly Drysdale, Bronsten (Kalei) Kossow, Cynthia S. Nazara, and Rebecca Shute-Villegas).