Get Out & Vote! 2018, Educational Event July 21
The Queen Kaʻahumanu Center host a Get Out & Vote event on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Those in attendance are invited to register to vote, meet candidates and enjoy family entertainment and prizes.
The Get Out & Vote also known as GOV! is a public service being offered ahead of the Primary Election on Saturday, Aug. 11 and the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
“Our goal is to encourage Maui County residents to be educated on the 2018 electoral candidates and feel motivated to get out and vote by absentee ballot, early voting or on election day,” said QKC executives. “We have great opportunity to increase the number
of voters in our county and Queen Ka’ahumanu Center is a central venue where we can bring all of our candidates, voters and potential voters together to learn more about each other. Voting is a powerful way to speak your mind and let your voice be heard.”
The event will feature voter registration, 16 electoral candidate information booths, family entertainment and door prizes, along with Mistress of Ceremonies, Deidre Tegarden.
Voter registration will take place on site for those 16 years of age and older. Primary election is Aug. 11, 2018. General election voter registration deadline is Oct. 9, 2018 with election taking place on Nov. 6, 2018. Maui County residents will need to have a current and valid photo identification to register. Voters must be 18 years of age or older.
Electoral candidates participating (with position of interest) with information booths include Melissah Shishido (Senator District 6), Josh Green (Lieutenant Governor), Natalie Kama (County Council Kahului), Richard Kim (Governor), Ori Kopelman (Maui County Mayor), Marissa Kerns (Lt. Governor), Shane Sinenci (County Council, East Maui), Mary D. Wagner (State Representative District 8), Kim Coco (Governor), Jill Tokuda (Lt. Governor), Selina Blackwell (Governor), Keani Rawlins-Fernandez (Moloka’i), Tulsi Gabbard (US Rep District II), Kyle Yamashita (House Representative District 12), Michael Victorino (Maui County Mayor) and Kauanoe Batangan (State Representative District 9).
Get out and vote! falls under Queen Ka`ahumanu Center’s QKC Cares initiative that brings together our existing philanthropic endeavors with community in an effort aimed at empowering patrons, tenants and employees.