Contest Schedule

The following provides a schedule of when each public office is up for election.

OFFICESEATJURISDICTIONTERM
Federal
U.S. Senate1State of Hawaii6 years
U.S. House of Representatives2I & II2 years
State
Governor and Lieutenant Governor1 per officeState of Hawaii4 years
State Senate251-252 years or 4 years*
State House of Representatives511 - 512 years
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee6At-Large (3 seats)

Resident of Hawaii

Resident of Maui

Resident of Oahu
2 years or 4 years**
County of Hawaii
Councilmember91 - 92 years
County of Maui
Mayor1County of Maui4 years
Councilmember9East Maui

West Maui

Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu

Kahului

South Maui

Makawao-Haiku-Paia

Upcountry

Lanai

Molokai
2 years
County of Kauai
Mayor1County of Kauai4 years
Councilmember7County of Kauai2 years
City & County of Honolulu
Councilmember4II, IV, VI, VIII4 years

*All 25 State Senate seats are up for election in 2022 due to redistricting by the 2021 Reapportionment Commission. Since State Senate elections are staggered, the Reapportionment Commission assigned a 2-year term for 12 seats (1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 12, 16, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24) and a 4-year term for the other 13 seats (2, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20, 21, 25). The 12 seats up for election in 2024 will resume the normal 4-year term going forward. (Hawaii State Constitution, Article IV, Sections 7 and 8)

**On February 1, 2022, a vacancy in the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Hawaii Resident Trustee was created by the resignation of Hawaii Resident Trustee Keola Lindsey. As the original term of office expires on November 5, 2024, the vacancy for the remaining term will be filled in conjunction with the 2022 Elections.

OFFICESEATJURISDICTIONTERM
Federal
U.S. President and Vice President1 per officeState of Hawaii4 years
U.S Senate1State of Hawaii6 years
U.S. House of Representatives2I & II2 years
State
State SenateTo be determined by the 2021 Reapportionment Commission4 years
State House of Representatives511 - 512 years
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee4At-Large

Resident of Hawaii

Resident of Molokai

Resident of Kauai
4 years
County of Hawaii
Mayor1County of Hawaii4 years
Prosecuting Attorney1County of Hawaii4 years
Councilmember91 - 92 years
County of Maui
Councilmember9East Maui

West Maui

Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu

Kahului

South Maui

Makawao-Haiku-Paia

Upcountry

Lanai

Molokai
2 years
County of Kauai
Prosecuting Attorney1County of Kauai4 years
Councilmember7County of Kauai2 years
City & County of Honolulu
Mayor1City & County of Honolulu4 years
Prosecuting Attorney1City & County of Honolulu 4 years
Councilmember5I, III, V, VII, IX4 years

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Last Updated on March 1, 2022