Below is the application packet for the Vacant District 8 Hawaii State House seat. Any registered democrat in good standing, residing in Hawaii House District 8 for at least six months my apply to fill the vacancy. Completed packets (3 pages) Must be emailed to Chair@MauiDemocrats.org no later than April 11th at 3:30pm HST. Original documents must also be mailed and postmarked by April 11th 3:30pm to:
Maui County Democrats
PO BOX 1182
Kula, Maui, HI 96790
If you do not receive an email confirmation that your packet has been received within 24 hours please call Maui County Chair Timothy Lara 808-283-2470
The District Council will interview applicants starting at 2pm on Saturday April 14th 2018 in a location to be determined. The interview and selection process is NOT be open to the public. Only officers of the District 8 Council, County Chair and immediate past State Chair will be present for the interviews. No District Council officer who is applying for the vacancy will be a part of the interview process for other applicants, however they will retain their right to vote.
After the District Council interviews all applicants they will select three (3) names via secret ballot. Those three names will be given to the County Chair Timothy Lara who will forward them to the State Chair Timothy Vandeveer, who will forward them to Governor Ige. Out of respect for the Governor, the three names will not be release to the public until after Governor Ige has received them. The Governor has 60 calendar days following the first day of vacancy to make an appointment to fill the vacancy.