Hawaii U.S. Senate Race: The Maui Debate

·By Chad Blair

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UPDATED AARP debate produces no knockouts but does reveal some differences.

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  1. Kato on Wednesday provided Civil Beat with context on the debate's format: "The usual AARP format is to rotate the order of the questions. In this case, there was a misunderstanding about the procedures that would be followed in the ordering of questions that resulted in yesterday's format. In negotiating the rules, the AARP representative understood that after the coin toss, Hirono would be answering first on every single question and we proceeded on that understanding. ... It was an honest misunderstanding."