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Information Related to Hawaiʻi's November 6, 2018 State Constitutional Convention Referendum

1996 Cycle Media Coverage

Post-Election Court Rulings

Ward, Gene, “High court reversed itself,” Honolulu Advertiser, March 30, 1997, p. B3.

George, Mary, “‘Humpty Dumpty’ Logic,” Honolulu Advertiser, March 30, 1997, p. B3.

*Bennett, Mark, “Voters Should Have Been Told How Votes Would Be Counted,” Honolulu Advertiser, March 30, 1997.

Editorial, “Convention Ruling: Political Confidence at Stake,” Honolulu Advertiser, March 26, 1997.

Mass Media News

Yuen, Mike, “Con Con Opinion Likely to be Challenged,” Honolulu Star-Bulletin, November 21, 1996, p. Al.

Pai, Darren, “Voters Defeat Convention Call,” Honolulu Advertiser,” November 6, 1996.

Miller, Angela, “Constitutional Reform Push, Legislative Inertia Stalling Process, Citizen Group Charges,” Honolulu Advertiser, October 28, 1996, p. B1.

Yuen, Mike, “Same-Sex Foes Push for Con Con,” Honolulu Star-Bulletin, October 24, 1996, p. A14.

Yuen, Mike, “Voters League Recommends “No” on Con Con Question,” Honolulu Star-Bulletin, October 2, 1996, p. All.

“Should There be a 1998 Constitutional Convention?,” Honolulu Advertiser, September 29, 1996, p. A2.

Miller, Angela, “New Constitutional Convention Coming?” Honolulu Advertiser, September 29. 1996, p. Al.


Vote No

League of Women Voters, League of Women Voters argues against Con Con, Pacific Business News, October 28, 1996.

Shon, Rep. Jim, “New Con Con Not a Good Idea,” Honolulu Advertiser,” October 15, 1996.

Vote Yes

Frank Ortiz, Letter to the Editor, Cost Isn’t a Reason Not to Have Con Con” Honolulu Advertiser, November 3, 1996, p. B3.

Ward, Gene, “Trust Hawaii’s People with Another Con Con,” Honolulu Advertiser, October 24, 1996, p. A12.

Smyser, A.A., Hawaii Needs a Constitutional Convention, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, April 4, 1995.

Advocacy Organizations

League of Women Voters

Consensus on Con Con, (Jean Aoki) Aloha Voter, May 1996
Con Con ’98?Aloha Voter insert, April 1996
Con Con ’98? — No!Ka Leo Hana insert, Fall 1996

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