Casting Your Vote

What: General Election 2018

Why: There are so many reasons to vote in the election, and everyone may have a different one. Here are a few that might inspire you. Vote in the General Election for a better future for your children and grandchildren. Vote to put into action your vision for the island, county, state and country. Vote so you can complain with integrity. Vote to change Hawaii’s typically low turnout at the polls. Vote because your vote does matter.

When: Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Early walk-in voting is currently open until Nov. 3, Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: There are five polling locations on Molokai for Election Day: Kilohaha Community Center, Kaunakakai School, Kualapuu Community Center and Maunaloa Community Center; Kalauapapa is a vote by mail district. To find your assigned polling place, see the voter registration card that was mailed to you or visit Early walk-in voting is held at Mitchell Pauole Center.

Who: Anyone who is a Hawaii resident 18 years of age or older.

How: If you are already a registered voter, you are all set to cast your ballot. Make your selection for U.S. Senator and Representative, Governor and Lieutenant Governor, State Representative, Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustees, and Maui County Mayor and Councilmembers. You will also select “yes” or “no” on two questions relating to the State Constitution and three questions on the Maui County Charter that will appear on the back of the ballot.

If you haven’t registered yet, you can do so online at, or in person at early walk-in voting or on Election Day. You must provide your Hawaii driver’s license or state ID, and your Social Security number.


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