How to support public education in


Important Dates

  • General Election Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 9, 2018
  • Early Voting (General): Oct. 23 – Nov. 3, 2018
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Know the Issues

Here's what's at stake in Hawaii in the next election.

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Education Funding

Education Funding

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Health Care

Health Care

Without quality healthcare, many students can’t come to school ready to learn. We support expanding Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), improving the Affordable Care Act and repealing the tax on employee-sponsored health insurance.

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Key ballot measures

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Vote No on Constitutional Convention

Constitutional Convention Question Learn more on Ballotpedia
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Vote Yes on Education Funding

Surcharge on Investment Properties to Fund Public Education Amendment Learn more on Ballotpedia

NEA recommends

These candidates are committed to advancing student opportunity and quality public education in every neighborhood.
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Sen. Mazie Hirono (D)
U.S. Senate
Gov. David Ige (D)
Doug Chin (D)
U.S. House, 1st Dist.
Sherry Campagna (D)
U.S. House, 2nd Dist.
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Here's what you can do to support public education where you live.


Pledge your support

To ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed, we must hold politicians accountable for the quality of public schools. Pledge to be the voice for Hawaii's students in the 2018 midterm elections!


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