Candidate Library


General Election Day is November 8th


The views and opinions expressed in the Voter’s Guide and Candidate Forum videos are those of the candidates and do not necessarily reflect the views or official positions of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. Feel free to share the Voter’s Guide and recording with clients, family, friends, and neighbors in your district.

General Election Candidate Forum

Date: Friday, October 7, 2022 | Hawaii Convention Center

8:45 AM - 9:45 AM | 3rd Floor: We've got all the City Council candidates in the run-off for the General Election. Each district (2, 4, 6, and 8) will have its own room for a moderated Q&A forum with the candidates.

  • District 2 with Makuakai Rothman and Matt Weyer | Room - TBA
  • District 4 - with Kaleo Nakoa and Tommy Waters | Room - TBA
  • District 6 - with Tyler Dos Santos-Tam and Traci K. Toguchi | Room - TBA
  • District 8 - with Ron Menor and Val Aquino Okimoto | Room - TBA

Got a question for the candidates?
Please send us your candidate questions in advance .

View our Voter's Guide - General Election

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Kaua'i Room 311 - AGENT FORUM: Following a short break after the Candidate Forum, we'll reconvene in Room 311 for our Agent Forum focused on providing members with key City & County updates on housing issues impacting your business and your clients


Primary Election Candidate Forums

Voter's Guide - Primary Election

District 2: 

Mililani Mauka, Wahiawa, Mokuleia, Waialua, Hale`iwa, Pupukea, Sunset Beach, Kahuku, La`ie, Hau`ula, Punalu`u, Kahana, Ka`a`awa, Kualoa, Waiahole, and Kahalu`u

July 14 @ 11:00 AM-12:00 PM at North Shore Regional Meeting (In-person)
Candidates: Raquel Achiu, Makuakai Rothman, Chad Tsuneyoshi, and Matt Weyer. Unable to reach Lupe Funaki.


District 4: 

Hawaii Kai, Kuli`ou`ou, Niu Valley, `Aina Haina, Wailupe, Wai`alae Iki, Kalani Valley, Kahala, Wilhelmina Rise, Kamuki, portions of Kapahulu, Diamond Head, Black Point, Waikiki, and Ala Moana Beach Park

August 4 @ 8:15 AM-9:30 AM at East Oahu Regional Meeting (In-person)
Candidates: Kaleo Nakoa and Tommy Waters


District 6: 

Portions of Makiki, Downtown Honolulu, Punchbowl, Pauoa Valley, Nu`uanu, `Alewa Heights, Papakolea, Fort Shafter, Moanalua, Halawa, `Aiea, Kalihi Valley and portions of Liliha and Kalihi

August 3 @ 8:15 AM-9:30 AM at Metro Regional Meeting (In-person)
Participating candidates: Tyler Dos Santos-Tam, Ikaika Hussey, Nalani Jenkins, Chance K. Naauao-Ota, and Traci K. Toguchi. Dennis Masaru Nakasato and Chad Toshiro Wolke did not participate.


District 8: 

Lower `Aiea, Pearlridge, Waimalu, Newtown, Pearl City, Seaview, Crestview, Waipi`o Gentry and portions of Waipahu

July 27 @9:00 AM-10:00 AM at Leeward Regional Meeting (Virtual -- recording below)
Participating candidates: Charmaine T. Doran, Ron Menor, Val Aquino Okimoto, and Keone F. Simon. Dion Mesta did not participate.