Some think he has the race all sewn up. And while Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell hopes that's true, whoever is declared Mayor on Nov 8 will still have to face the issues voters want fixed. This afternoon on Town Square an open line to Kirk Caldwell.
We hear it in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to make America great again by bringing back jobs and saying no to trade deals, we see it in the BREXIT vote and in subsequent calls by other countries to do likewise and chart their own futures.
By now you know this presidential race is like no other. And regardless of how you may feel about either candidate, there's one other think you know: this election is like no other for the media, too. How that shows up in what you see and hear is what we'll take up next time on Town Square. Join us Thursday at 5: Hawaii News Now News Director Mark Platte and Civil Beat Editor and General Manager, Patti Epler guest.
There are no televised debates scheduled for the race for Honolulu Mayor. But there are a number of allegations from the two leading candidates that should be checked for accuracy. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka is doing that, beginning with this report.