Walk in Voting begins, 2 Maui sites available
(Updated 11:09 a.m. 10/19/10) By Wendy Osher
Today is the first day for walk-in voting in Hawaii. In Maui County, voters can cast ballots via walk-in voting at the County Clerk’s office located at the Kalana O Maui Building in Wailuku, or at the Mitchell Pauole Center on Molokai.
The County Clerk’s office in Wailuku is open Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October 30th. The Mitchell Pauole Center on Molokai is open Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed 12-1 p.m.), and Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. through October 29th.
Voters can also cast early ballots by mail. Applications for absentee mail ballots are available through 4:30 p.m. on October 26th. Mail-in ballots must be received no later than 6 p.m. on November 2nd.
Registered voters can also cast ballots at their assigned polling place on General Election Day, November 2nd. For those that choose to cast their ballots on election day, polls will be open until 6 p.m.
Pacific Radio Group will again provide live election coverage in coordination with the University of Hawaii Maui College. The simulcast will be carried on MCTV, Channel 55 and KNUI AM 900 and streaming at MauiNOW.com starting at 5:30 p.m.on November 2nd and continuing throughout the night as results become available. The Decisions 2010 program featues live candidate interviews with co-hosts Wendy Osher, Alaka’i Paleka, and Fred Guzman. They will be joined by UHMC student co-hosts and a crew of UHMC students and staff who will be working behind the scenes greeting candidates, operating cameras, and producing the program.