Media Coverage

Dillingham Airfield remains in danger of closing next year
Pacific Business News | November 10, 2020

Honolulu Needs Fewer Cases To Reopen Further; COVID-19 aid among top priorities for Congress-bound Kahele
Hawaii Public Radio | November 10, 2020

Case, Kahele discuss priorities as they prep for 117th Congress
Hawaii Tribune Herald | November 10, 2020

Hawaii’s Kai Kahele joins Indigenous members of Congress, giving hope for change
Honolulu Star-Advertiser (AP) | November 10, 2020

‘Hilo Boyz’ Ed Case And Kai Kahele Prepare For 2021
Honolulu Civil Beat | November 9, 2020

Kai Kahele and Ed Case vow to work together to help Hawaii in U.S. Congress
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | November 9, 2020

Six people whose election wins made history
The Hill | November 9, 2020

Congressman-elect Kahele prepares to move from sleepy Hilo to a divided DC
Hawaii News Now | November 9, 2020

Native Vote 2020 Effort Pays Off with Record Native Congressional Delegation
Nonprofit Quarterly | November 9, 2020

Island Conversations #108 –US Rep Elect Kai Kahele
KWXX | November 8, 2020

Joe Biden named President-elect met with mixed reviews in Hawaii
KHON2 | November 7, 2020

Hawaii reacts to election results and end of Trump presidency
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | November 7, 2020

The Conversation: Kai Kahele Headed To Congress
Hawaii Public Radio | November 6, 2020

Native Hawaiian heads to Congress
Te Ao Māori News | November 6, 2020

Record-breaking number of Native Americans elected to Congress
The Hill | November 5, 2020

Hawaii Air Guard member wins seat vacated by Gabbard in US House
Airforce Times (AP) | November 5, 2020

Kai Kahele Wins Hawaii House Seat Vacated By Tulsi Gabbard
NBC News (AP) | November 5, 2020

In A Divided America Kai Kahele Wants To Find A Place To ‘Fit In’
Honolulu Civil Beat | November 5, 2020

Kahele hopes to bring neighbor island perspective to Congress
Hawaii Tribune Herald | November 5, 2020

These Candidates Just Made History
Huff Post | November 4, 2020

US House candidates make history
Indian Country Today | November 4, 2020

The Next Congress Is Going to Have a Record Number of Native Reps
Daily Beast | November 4, 2020

A Record Number Of Native Candidates Are Heading To Congress
Huff Post | November 4, 2020

2020 Congressional Races See Historic Victories for Women of Color, Indigenous, and LGBTQ Candidates
Fast Company | November 4, 2020

A Record Number of Native American Candidates Head to the U.S. House of Representatives
Newsweek | November 4, 2020

Hilo’s Kai Kahele Heading To Washington As Next Congressman
Big Island Video News | November 4, 2020

Kahele wins Hawaii House race to replace Gabbard
The Hill | November 4, 2020

Hawai‘i Incumbents, Favored Newcomers Post Strong Showing on Election Day
Big Island Now | November 4, 2020

Kai Kahele wins race for next U.S. Representative Dist. II, replacing Tulsi Gabbard
KITV 4 News | November 4, 2020

Kai Kahele to join fellow Democrat Ed Case in U.S. House
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | November 4, 2020

After easy general election victory, Kahele to be 3rd Native Hawaiian to serve in Congress
Hawaii News Now | November 4, 2020

Hawaii Election Results: Second Congressional District
The New York Times | November 4, 2020

Races for Congress top Hawaii’s ballot on Election Day
Hawaii Tribune Herald (AP) | November 4, 2020

US House: Democrats Ed Case And Kai Kahele Cruise To Landslide Wins
Honolulu Civil Beat | November 3, 2020

Races for Congress top Hawaii’s ballot on Election Day
San Francisco Chronicle (AP) | November 3, 2020

Races for Congress top Hawaii’s ballot on Election Day
Honolulu Star-Advertiser (AP) | November 3, 2020

Hawaii Democrat Kahele wins to succeed Gabbard in US House
Associated Press | November 3, 2020

Ed Case wins race for U.S. House District 1, Kai Kahele wins U.S. House District 2 race
KHON2 | November 3, 2020

Kai Kahele Interview
KITV 4 News | November 3, 2020

Diverse group all but assured seats as new House members in solidly partisan districts
Roll Call | November 3, 2020

Native Hawaiian candidate a favorite for US House
Indian Country Today | October 31, 2020

Veterans are at the center of most competitive races to determine which party will control the Senate
Stars and Stripes | October 30, 2020

Former VP Joe Biden Endorses Kai Kahele for Congress
Honolulu Civil Beat | October 20, 2020

Joe Biden Endorses Kai Kahele for Congress
Hawaii News Now | October 20, 2020

The Conversation: Candidates for Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District
Hawaii Public Radio | October 20, 2020

Candidates Set for Hawaii Congressional Races
The Rafu Shimpo | October 8, 2020

Lawmakers to Kim: Don’t Opt Out of Pre-travel Testing Program
Hawaii Tribune Herald | October 7, 2020

University of Hawaii Professional Assembly Endorses Kahele for Congress
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | October 7, 2020

Kahele Endorsed by UHPA & All HI Public Unions; Raises Over $1M
Big Island Gazette | October 6, 2020

Barack Obama Backs State Sen. Kai Kahele for Congress
Honolulu Civil Beat | September 25, 2020

Former President Obama Endorses Kai Kahele for Congress
Big Island Gazette | September 25, 2020

Former President Barack Obama Endorses Kai Kahele for Congress
Hawaii News Now | September 25, 2020

Kahele Holds Livestream Events
The Maui News | September 22, 2020

Sen. Kai Kahele Endorsed by Tri-Caucus PACs
Big Island Gazette | September 22, 2020

Gov. Ige Releases $500K for Boys & Girls Club Big Island
Big Island Gazette | September 21, 2020

Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island Serves 100,000 Meals to Families in Need
KHON2 | September 17, 2020

Health Director Responds to Senator’s Request on COVID Cluster
Big Island Gazette | September 4, 2020

Tusli Gabbard's Time In Congress Is Almost Up: What's Next?
The National Interest | August 13, 2020

At The Races: That’s The ticket
Roll Call | August 13, 2020

Democrat Kai Kahele Wins Hawaii Primary: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Heavy | August 10, 2020

Kai Kahele Wins HI Congressional Primary
Democracy Now | August 10, 2020

Hawaii Democrats tap Kai Kahele for Tulsi Gabbard’s House Seat
Roll Call | August 9, 2020

Democrat Kai Kahele Wins Hawaii Primary to Replace Tulsi Gabbard
The Hill | August 9, 2020

Post-Primary Election Talk with Kai Kahele
Big Island Video News | August 9, 2020

Kahele Wins Hawaii Democratic Primary for Gabbard's Seat
New York Times (AP) | August 9, 2020

United States Congress: Ed Case, Kai Kahele Claim Easy Victories in Congressional Race
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | August 9, 2020

Kai Kahele and Joe Akana Head to General Election for U.S. House District II Seat
KHON2 | August 8, 2020

Kai Kahele Easily Wins Democratic Primary for 2nd Congressional Seat
Hawaii News Now | August 8, 2020

Kahele Wins Democratic Primary, Moves On to General Election
Big Island Now | August 8, 2020

Kahele Wins Hawaii Democratic Primary for Gabbard's Seat
Associated Press | August 8, 2020

US House: Kahele, Case Poised To Win Primaries
Honolulu Civil Beat | August 8, 2020

Voters Poised to Send 2nd Native Hawaiian to Congress
Indian Country Today | August 8, 2020

Hawaii State Democratic Sen. Kahele Favored to Succeed Gabbard
Bloomberg Government | August 7, 2020

Case, Kahele Raised $1.4 Million Despite a Lack of Competition
Honolulu Civil Beat | August 6, 2020

Only 1 Major Candidate Running to Succeed Gabbard
The Garden Island (AP) | August 6, 2020

Hawai‘i 2020 Primary Election Offers Voters Choices for Mayor, Prosecutor and More
Honolulu Magazine | August 5, 2020

Only 1 Major Candidate Running to Succeed Gabbard
Washington Post (AP) | August 3, 2020

Kai Kahele Only Major Candidate Running to Succeed Gabbard
Hawaii Tribune Herald (AP) | August 3, 2020

Super PAC Spends $188K to Get Kahele to Congress
Honolulu Civil Beat | July 29, 2020

New Super PACs Pour Money Into Honolulu Races
Honolulu Civil Beat | July 28, 2020

MauiTime 2020 Primary Election Candidate Guide
MauiTime | July 28, 2020

At Least 21 Shipping Containers Fall Off Young Brothers Barge
Hawaii Tribune Herald | July 23, 2020

Hawaii’s Economy at the Forefront for Congressional Candidates
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | July 19, 2020

Kahele Traveling a Gilded Political Fast Lane to Washington
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | July 12, 2020

Kahele Can't Campaign for Congress Right Now. Does It Matter?
Honolulu Civil Beat | July 6, 2020

Human Rights Campaign Endorsed Non-incumbents in Democratic-held Seats, Including Kai Kahele
Metroweekly | June 10, 2020

Hawaii Elections 2020 Guide — State Sen. Kai Kahele is Seeking to Replace U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard in CD2
Honolulu Civil Beat | June 3, 2020

First in Score — Endorsement Corner — The Human Rights Campaign
Politico | June 3, 2020

With No Serious Rivals, Kai Kahele is Now Overwhelming Favorite to Succeed Tulsi Gabbard in Congress
Daily Kos | June 3, 2020

Kahele Receives Endorsement From Hirono
Damon Tucker | June 1, 2020

Sen. Kahele Participating in Legislative Session While on FT National Guard Duty
Damon Tucker | May 12, 2020

Sen. Kahele Called to National Guard Duty During COVID-19 Response
Big Island Video News | April 15, 2020

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest
Daily Kos | April 15, 2020

Sen. Kahele Goes to the Guard
KWXX | April 14, 2020

Kai Kahele Taking Break from Campaigning to Volunteer for Active Duty
Indian Country Today | April 14, 2020

Hawaii House Candidate Kai Kahele Endorsed by Brian Schatz as He's Called Up for Duty to Fight COVID
Daily Kos | April 14, 2020

Senator Kai Kahele Activated in Hawaii National Guard Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
KITV 4 News | April 14, 2020

Senator Kahele Activated for Hawai‘i National Guard Duty in COVID-19 Response
Hawaii State Senate Majority | April 14, 2020

Kahele Wins Key Endorsements for Congress
Honolulu Civil Beat | April 14, 2020

Senator Kai Kahele Answers Call for Active Duty with Hawai‘i National Guard in COVID-19 Response
Maui Now | April 14, 2020

Sen. Kahele Called to Hawai‘i Air National Guard Active Duty for COVID-19 Response
Damon Tucker | April 14, 2020

Sen. Kahele Files Official Papers for Congressional District 2 Seat
Damon Tucker | April 13, 2020

Hawaii Men’s Volleyball: State Sen., UH Alumnus Kai Kahele Reflects on Unlikely Journey
Hawaii Warrior World | January 27, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard on Trump impeachment: 'I could not in good conscience vote either yes or no'
USA Today | December 19, 2019

Gabbard Casts Lone ‘Present’ Vote on President Trump’s Impeachment
Hawaii News Now | December 18, 2019

Senator Kai Kahele Issues Statement Regarding Vote to Impeach President Trump
KITV4 | December 18, 2019

Hawaii Sen. Kai Kahele Finds Money, Connections in DC
Honolulu Civil Beat | November 25, 2019

Sen. Kahele Moves From Underdog to Front Runner for 2nd Congressional Dist. Seat
KITV4 | November 25, 2019

Who is Going to Replace Tulsi? Money Flows to Federal Campaigns
Hawaii Tribune Herald | November 17, 2019

Former Kauai Mayor Endorses Kahele
The Garden Island | November 16, 2019

Congressional Race Likely to Get Crowded
West Hawaii Today | October 27, 2019

Kai Kahele Responds to News that Tulsi Gabbard Will Not Run for Congressional Re-election
KHON2 | October 24, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard's Clinton Clash Sparks Speculation About Her Political Future
CNN | October 21, 2019

Kahele Campaign Donations Spike Amid Gabbard-Clinton Feud
KITV4 | October 20, 2019

State Sen. Kai Kahele Criticizes Tulsi Gabbard for Missing House Vote on Syria
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | October 16, 2019

Federal Campaign Filings Show Gabbard Has Raised Another $3 Million
Honolulu Civil Beat | October 15, 2019

One War Veteran Eyes the White House, the Other Her House Seat
Navy Times | October 12, 2019

Kai Kahele Applauds US House On Impeachment Move
Honolulu Civil Beat | September 26, 2019

Farewell, Swalwell: As One 2020 Democrat Drops Out, Will Others Follow?
The New York Times | July 08, 2019

Presidential Candidates Hear Challengers' Footsteps at Home
The Hill | July 08, 2019

In His Father’s Footsteps
Midweek | June 04, 2019

Kahele for Congress Releases First Quarter Fundraising Results
Big Island Now | April 08, 2019

Sen. Kai Kahele says he’s raised $250K for run at U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s seat
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | April 08, 2019

Sen. Kai Kahele Says He’s Raised $250,000 to Challenge Tulsi Gabbard
Honolulu Civil Beat | April 08, 2019

Pod Squad: Kai Kahele Is Already Running For Congress. Here’s Why
Honolulu Civil Beat | February 19, 2019

Sen. Kai Kahele Announces Candidacy for Hawaiʻi’s 2nd Congressional District
Maui Now | February 02, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard's Values Are Out of Step, But We Have a Much Better Progressive Choice in Kai Kahele
Daily Kos | January 24, 2019

Hawai‘i State Sen. Kai Kahele Announces Run for Congress
Honolulu Star-Advertiser (Youtube) | January 21, 2019

Hawai‘i State Sen. Kai Kahele Officially Announces 2020 bid for Congress
Honolulu Star-Advertiser | January 21, 2019

Kahele to Run Against Gabbard for Seat in Congress
Hawaii News Now | January 21, 2019

State Sen. Kai Kahele Announces Bid for Congress, Challenging U.S. Rep Tulsi Gabbard
KITV4 | January 22, 2019

State Sen. Kai Kahele, D-Hilo, Announces He's Running for Congress
Hawaii Tribune-Herald (Youtube) | January 21, 2019

Hawai‘i State Senator to Announce Bid for Gabbard's House Seat in 2020: Report
The Hill | January 19, 2019