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