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Kawauchi Explains Absence From Monday Elections Meeting

·By civilbeat

Hawaii County clerk Jamae Kawauchi has an answer for why Hawaii County wasn’t represented at the state Office of Elections’ Monday meeting. 

The meeting, held on Oahu, was a routine gathering that brought together elections staff from across the state. Attendees were debriefed on voting hardware and software and had to opportunity to troubleshoot any equipment-related problems that arose on primary day.

Hawaii County was the only county that didn’t send delegates to the meeting. 

In a press release sent out today, Kawauchi explained that she had instead met with the voting equipment