Our mission is to maintain the integrity and transparency of the campaign finance process by enforcing the law, educating the public, administering public financing, and training campaign committees in order to encourage timely compliance.

Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission
Serving Hawaii Since 1973


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U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Hawaii’s Campaign Finance Laws in Yamada v. William Snipes, et al.
In Yamada and A-1 A-Lectrician, Inc. v. William Snipes, et al., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, by rejecting a comprehensive challenge to Hawaii’s campaign finance law.  In the decision published on May 20, 2015, the Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of the Commission […]
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Minutes for April 15, 2015 Meeting
Campaign Spending Commission Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Room 204 April 15, 2015 10:00 a.m. Commissioners Present: William Snipes, Tina Gomes, Gregory Shoda, Adrienne Yoshihara Excused – Eldon Ching Staff Present: Kristin Izumi-Nitao, Tony Baldomero, Gary Kam, Ellen Kojima Deputy Attorney General Valri Kunimoto Call to Order: Meeting convened at 10:06 a.m. with Chair Snipes presiding. […]
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Reporting Schedules for the 2016 and 2018 Election Periods
Candidate Committees For candidates running in the 2016 election: State Senate (Districts 2, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 22 and 25) State Senate (District 5) State House of Representatives Honolulu Mayor Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Honolulu City Council (Districts 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9) Hawaii Mayor Hawaii Prosecuting Attorney Hawaii County […]
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2014 Election Summary and Reports
Election Summary The 2014 Election Summary is a comprehensive summary of all candidates’ receipts, disbursements, contributions received, loans and other statistical information including cost per vote information and who won or lost in the 2014 election. Also included in the 2014 Election Summary are top 10 lists of candidate activities. 2014 Election Summary 2014 Election […]
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Repeal Of The Corporate Reporting System
Aloha, The Corporate Reporting System (“CRS”) is no longer available for new registrations because it was repealed pursuant to section 11 of Act 112, 2013 Hawaii Session Laws.  The final report filed by corporations on the CRS was the Final Election Period Report covering the period October 21 through November 4, 2014, and due December 4, […]
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