First Congressional District Candidate Colleen Hanabusa Files Nomination Papers


First Congressional District candidate Colleen Hanabusa filed nomination papers this morning to run in the First Congressional District special election set for May 22.

“We’re official,” Hanabusa said. “In doing this and with your support, we believe we will be successful in the special election.”

Surrounded by a dozen supporters including relatives, friends and volunteers, Hanabusa said that as her campaign moves ahead, the best candidate to send to Washington, D.C., to fill the vacant First Congressional District seat will be clear to voters.

“I will be an effective voice for Hawai