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2020 Proclamation

Pursuant to Sections 11-91, 11-92.1, and 11-101, Hawaii Revised Statutes, I, Scott T. Nago, Chief Election Officer of the State of Hawaii, together with Jon Henricks, County Clerk, County of Hawaii; Kathy Kaohu, County Clerk, County of Maui; Jade K. Fountain-Tanigawa, County Clerk, County of Kauai; and Glen I. Takahashi, City Clerk, City and County of Honolulu, do hereby proclaim that the elections shall be conducted by mail and that a Primary Election will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020, and that a General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. throughout the State of Hawaii for the purpose of nominating and/or electing:

  1. Four Electors for President and Vice President of the United States;
  2. Two Representatives to serve in the Congress of the United States;
  3. Thirteen Senators and fifty-one Representatives to serve in the Legislature of the State of Hawaii;
  4. Four members to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs;
  5. One Mayor, one Prosecuting Attorney, and nine Councilmembers for the County of Hawaii;
  6. Nine Councilmembers for the County of Maui;
  7. One Prosecuting Attorney and seven Councilmembers for the County of Kauai; and
  8. One Mayor, one Prosecuting Attorney, and five Councilmembers for the City and County of Honolulu.

We further proclaim that the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. throughout the State of Hawaii shall also be conducted for the purpose of securing the approval or rejection by the electorate of the following:

  1. Constitutional amendments, if any, to the Hawaii State Constitution proposed by the Thirtieth State Legislature;
  2. Amendments and/or initiative questions, if any, to the County of Hawaii Charter and the Ordinances of the County;
  3. Amendments and/or initiative questions, if any, to the County of Maui Charter and the Ordinances of the County;
  4. Amendments and/or initiative questions, if any, to the County of Kauai Charter and the Ordinances of the County; and
  5. Amendments and/or initiative questions, if any, to the Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu and the Revised Ordinances of the City and County of Honolulu.

We further proclaim that the following special or nonpartisan elections shall be held in conjunction with the Primary Election to be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020, and the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. throughout the State of Hawaii:

  1. A nonpartisan Primary Election held concurrently with the Primary Election and a nonpartisan General Election held concurrently with the General Election for the purpose of electing four members to the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs;
  2. A nonpartisan First Special Election held concurrently with the Primary Election for the purpose of electing a Mayor, a Prosecuting Attorney, and nine Councilmembers for the County of Hawaii; and a possible nonpartisan Second Special Election held concurrently with the General Election in the event that no candidate at the nonpartisan First Special Election receives a majority of the votes cast in a contest where there is more than one candidate;
  3. A nonpartisan First Special Election held concurrently with the Primary Election and a nonpartisan Second Special Election held concurrently with the General Election for the purpose of electing nine Councilmembers for the County of Maui;
  4. A nonpartisan Primary Election held concurrently with the Primary Election and a nonpartisan General Election held concurrently with the General Election for the purpose of electing a Prosecuting Attorney and seven Councilmembers of the County of Kauai;
  5. A nonpartisan First Special Election held concurrently with the Primary Election for the purpose of electing a Mayor, a Prosecuting Attorney, and five Councilmembers for the City and County of Honolulu; and a possible nonpartisan Second Special Election held concurrently with the General Election in the event that no candidate in the nonpartisan First Special Election receives a majority of the votes cast in a contest where there is more than one candidate.


VOTER SERVICE CENTERS

We further proclaim that pursuant to Sections 11-109 and 11-131, Hawaii Revised Statutes, voter service centers are established and operated by the Office of the County or City Clerk, Elections Division in their respective county. Voter service centers open ten business days prior to the election and on Election Day. The days and hours of operation are:

Primary Election:

July 27, 2020 through August 7, 2020
Monday through Saturday, excluding Sundays
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

August 8, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

General Election:

October 20, 2020 through November 2, 2020
Monday through Saturday, excluding Sundays
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

November 3, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The services provided at the voter service centers include accessible in-person voting, same day voter registration, and collection of voted ballots. All voter service centers in the State of Hawaii are physically accessible or accessible through special administrative voting procedures to all eligible voters with disabilities and elderly voters. The locations are listed below:

County of Hawaii Voter Service Centers
County of Hawaii Aupuni Center
Conference Room
101 Pauahi Street, #1
Hilo, HI 96720
West Hawaii Civic Center
Community Room Building G
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
County of Maui Voter Service Centers
Lanai Police Station
Conference Room
855 Fraser Avenue
Lanai City, HI 96763
Mitchell Pauole Center
Conference Room
90 Ainoa Street
Kaunakakai, HI 96748
Velma McWayne Santos Community Center395 Waena Street
Wailuku, HI 96793
County of Kauai Voter Service Center
Piikoi Building
Conference Room A / B
4444 Rice Street
Lihue, HI 96766
City and County of Honolulu Voter Service Centers
Honolulu Hale530 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Kapolei Hale1000 Uluohia Street
Kapolei, HI 96707

PLACES OF DEPOSIT

We further proclaim that pursuant to Section 11-109, Hawaii Revised Statutes, places of deposit are established and operated by the Office of the County or City Clerk, Elections Division in their respective county.

Places of deposit are established for voters to drop off their voted mail ballot packet to be collected by the County Elections Division. The locations and hours of operation are listed below:

County of Hawaii Places of Deposit
Hours of OperationLocations
Primary Election
July 27, 2020 through August 7, 2020
Monday through Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

August 8, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

General Election
October 20, 2020 through November 2, 2020
Monday through Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

November 3, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
County of Hawaii Aupuni Center
Conference Room
101 Pauahi Street, #1
Hilo, HI 96720
Primary Election
Open 24 hours a day from August 3, 2020
through 7:00 p.m. on August 8, 2020

General Election
Open 24 hours a day from October 27, 2020
through 7:00 p.m. on November 3, 2020
Hawaii County Building
25 Aupuni Street
Hilo, HI 96720
Naalehu Police Station
95-5355 Mamalahoa Highway
Naalehu, HI 96772
Pahoa Police Station
15-2615 Keaau-Pahoa Road
Pahoa, HI 96778
Rodney Yano Hall
82-6156 Mamalahoa Highway
Captain Cook, HI 96704
Waimea Police Station
67-5185 Kamamalu Street
Waimea, HI 96743
West Hawaii Civic Center
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
County of Maui Places of Deposit
Hours of OperationLocations
Primary Election
August 3, 2020 through August 8, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

General Election
October 27, 2020 through November 3, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Aloha Aina Center
810 Kokomo Road
Haiku, HI 96708
Primary Election
Open 24 hours a day from August 3, 2020
through 7:00 p.m. on August 8, 2020

General Election
Open 24 hours a day from October 27, 2020
through 7:00 p.m. on November 3, 2020
Haiku Community Center
Hana Highway at Pilialoha Street
Haiku, HI 96708
Hana Fire Station
4655 Hana Highway
Hana, HI 96713
Kahului Fire Station
200 Dairy Road
Kahului, HI 96732
Kalana O Maui
County Building
200 S. High Street
Wailuku, HI 96793
Kihei Fire Station
11 Waimahaihai Street
Kihei, HI 96753
Kula Fire Station
50 Calasa Road
Kula, HI 96790
Lahaina Civic Center
1840 Honoapiilani Highway
Lahaina, HI 96761
Makawao Fire Station
134 Makawao Avenue
Makawao, HI 96768
Napili Fire Station
4950 Hanawai Street
Lahaina, HI 96761
Paia Community Center
252 Hana Highway
Paia, HI 96779
Wailea Fire Station
300 Kilohana Drive
Kihei, HI 96753
Primary Election
July 27, 2020 through August 7, 2020
Monday through Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

August 8, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

General Election
October 20, 2020 through November 2, 2020
Monday through Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

November 3, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Lanai Police Station
Conference Room
855 Fraser Avenue
Lanai City, HI 96763
Mitchell Pauole Center
Conference Room
90 Ainoa Street
Kaunakakai, HI 96748
Velma McWayne Santos Community Center
395 Waena Street
Wailuku, HI 96793
County of Kauai Places of Deposit
Hours of OperationLocations
Primary Election
Open 24 hours a day from August 3, 2020
through 7:00 p.m. on August 8, 2020

General Election
Open 24 hours a day from October 27, 2020
through 7:00 p.m. on November 3, 2020
Hanalei Fire Station
5-4390 Kuhio Highway
Hanalei, HI 96714
Hanapepe Fire Station
1-3787 Kaumualii Highway
Hanapepe, HI 96716
Kalaheo Fire Station
2-2480 Kaumualii Highway
Kalaheo, HI 96741
Kapaa Fire Station
4-757 Kuhio Highway
Kapaa, HI 96746
Primary Election
August 3, 2020 through August 7, 2020
Monday through Friday
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

General Election
October 27, 2020 through November 2, 2020
Monday through Friday
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Kapule Building Lobby
4444 Rice Street
Lihue, HI 96766
Primary Election
July 27, 2020 through August 7, 2020
Monday through Friday
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

August 8, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

General Election
October 20, 2020 through November 2, 2020
Monday through Friday
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

November 3, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Elections Division
Office of the County Clerk
4386 Rice Street, Room 101
Lihue, HI 96766
Primary Election
July 27, 2020 through August 7, 2020
Monday through Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

August 8, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

General Election
October 20, 2020 through November 2, 2020
Monday through Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

November 3, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Piikoi Building
Conference Room A / B
4444 Rice Street
Lihue, HI 96766
City and County of Honolulu Places of Deposit
Hours of OperationLocations
Primary Election
Open daily in accordance with park hours from July 21, 2020
through 7:00 p.m. on August 8, 2020

General Election
Open daily in accordance with park hours from October 16, 2020
through 7:00 p.m. on November 3, 2020
Hawaii Kai Park and Ride
240 Keahole Street
Honolulu, HI 96825
Kaneohe District Park
45-660 Keaahala Road
Kaneohe, HI 96744
Kahuku District Park
56-170 Pualalea Street
Kahuku, HI 96731
Mililani Park and Ride
95-1101 Ukuwai Street
Mililani, HI 96789
Neal S. Blaisdell Park
98-319 Kamehameha Highway
Aiea, HI 96701
Waianae District Park
85-601 Farrington Highway
Waianae, HI 96792
Primary Election
July 22, 2020 through August 7, 2020
Monday through Friday
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

August 8, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

General Election
October 16, 2020 through November 2, 2020
Monday through Friday
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

November 3, 2020
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Honolulu Hale
530 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Kapolei Hale
1000 Uluohia Street
Kapolei, HI 96707

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS

There shall be one Representative nominated and elected to the House of Representatives of the United States Congress from each of the following congressional districts for the State of Hawaii: first congressional district and second congressional district.

STATE SENATORIAL DISTRICTS

There shall be one Senator nominated and elected to the Senate of the State Legislature from each of the following senatorial districts: second senatorial district, fifth senatorial district, eighth senatorial district, ninth senatorial district, tenth senatorial district, eleventh senatorial district, thirteenth senatorial district, fourteenth senatorial district, fifteenth senatorial district, nineteenth senatorial district, twentieth senatorial district, twenty-second senatorial district, twenty-fifth senatorial district.

REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS

There shall be one Representative nominated and elected to the House of Representatives of the State Legislature from each of the fifty-one representative districts.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

There shall be four members of the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs who shall be elected at-large. At least one member shall be a resident of the island of Hawaii, one shall be a resident of the island of Molokai, and one shall be a resident of the island of Kauai.

MAYORS

There shall be one Mayor nominated and elected for the County of Hawaii. There shall be one Mayor nominated and elected for the City and County of Honolulu.

PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

There shall be one Prosecuting Attorney nominated and elected for the County of Hawaii. There shall be one Prosecuting Attorney nominated and elected for the County of Kauai. There shall be one Prosecuting Attorney nominated and elected for the City and County of Honolulu.

CITY AND/OR COUNTY COUNCILS

There shall be nine Councilmembers nominated and elected to the Hawaii County Council. At least one shall be a resident of the first district, one a resident of the second district, one a resident of the third district, one a resident of the fourth district, one a resident of the fifth district, one a resident of the sixth district, one a resident of the seventh district, one a resident of the eighth district, and one a resident of the ninth district.

There shall be nine Councilmembers nominated and elected at-large to the Maui County Council. At least one shall be a resident of the residency area of East Maui, one a resident of the residency area of West Maui, one a resident of the residency area of Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu, one a resident of the residency area of Kahului, one a resident of the residency area of South Maui, one a resident of the residency area of Makawao-Haiku-Paia, one a resident of the residency area of Upcountry, one a resident of the island of Lanai, and one a resident of the island of Molokai, except that portion defined as the County of Kalawao.

There shall be seven Councilmembers nominated and elected at-large to the Kauai County Council.

There shall be five Councilmembers nominated and elected to the Honolulu City Council. At least one shall be a resident of the first district, one a resident of the third district, one a resident of the fifth district, one a resident of the seventh district, and one a resident of the ninth district.

TERMS OF OFFICE

The terms for which candidates are to be nominated and/or elected are as follows:

President and Vice President Four years (noon, January 20, 2021 to noon, January 20, 2025)
United States Representatives (Districts I and II) Two years (noon, January 3, 2021 to noon, January 3, 2023)
State Senators (Districts 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 22, 25) Two years (November 3, 2020 to November 8, 2022)

Due to reapportionment in 2021, State Senators elected in 2020 will have a two year term pursuant to the Hawaii State Constitution, Article IV, Sections 7 and 8.

State Representatives (Districts 1 – 51) Two years (November 3, 2020 to November 8, 2022)
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustees (Hawaii, Molokai, Kauai, At-Large) Four years (November 3, 2020 to November 5, 2024)
Mayor, County of Hawaii Four years (noon, December 7, 2020 to noon, December 2, 2024)
Mayor, City and County of Honolulu Four years (noon, January 2, 2021 to noon, January 2, 2025)
Prosecuting Attorney, County of Hawaii Four years (noon, December 7, 2020 to noon, December 2, 2024)
Prosecuting Attorney, County of Kauai Four years (noon, December 1, 2020 to noon, December 2, 2024)
Prosecuting Attorney, City and County of Honolulu Four years (noon, January 2, 2021 to noon, January 2, 2025)
Councilmembers, County of Hawaii (Districts 1 – 9) Two years (noon, December 7, 2020 to noon, December 5, 2022)
Councilmembers, County of Maui (East Maui, West Maui, Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu, Kahului, South Maui, Makawao-Haiku-Paia, Upcountry, Lanai, Molokai) Two years (noon, January 2, 2021 to noon, January 2, 2023)
Councilmembers, County of Kauai (At-Large, 7 seats) Two years (noon, December 1, 2020 to noon, December 1, 2022)
Councilmembers, City and County of Honolulu (Districts I, III, V, VII, IX) Four years (noon, January 2, 2021 to noon, January 2, 2025)

On the days and at the hours aforementioned and places attached, we call upon all the qualified and registered electors of the State of Hawaii for the purpose hereinabove given.

We further proclaim that pursuant to Section 11-41, Hawaii Revised Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Boards of Registration of the Counties of Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai shall sit in the offices of the County Clerks of their respective counties and the Board of Registration of the City and County of Honolulu shall sit in the Hawaii State Capitol, from 7:00 a.m. until the close of voting, on August 8, 2020 and November 3, 2020, for the purpose of considering complaints and appeals relative to the eligibility to vote or the registration of voters for the 2020 Primary and General Election. The Boards shall also sit at such other times as the clerk determines within the various representative districts in their respective counties to hear appeals, provided there are any, from the voters registered within such districts. The boards shall continue their sittings until all appeals have been heard.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Hawaii to be affixed.

DONE at the Office of Elections, in Pearl City, State of Hawaii, this 15th day of May, 2020.

SCOTT T. NAGO, CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER,
State of Hawaii

JON HENRICKS, COUNTY CLERK,
County of Hawaii

KATHY KAOHU, COUNTY CLERK,
County of Maui

JADE K. FOUNTAIN-TANIGAWA, COUNTY CLERK,
County of Kauai

GLEN I. TAKAHASHI, CITY CLERK,
City and County of Honolulu

ALL BY:

SCOTT T. NAGO
Chief Election Officer, State of Hawaii

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