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Latest media updates from the campaign.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:00 AM

Crackdown on crime at Ala Wai Harbor turns up fugitives, triggers hundreds of citations

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 12:00 AM

Host Lyla Berg interviewed Senator Sharon Moriwaki on Island Focus on ‘Ōlelo

Sunday, July 21, 2019 12:00 AM

What's it like to be a Freshmen Senator (Community Matters)

Monday, August 13, 2018 4:14 PM

Sharon on Sunrise on Hawaii News Now

Sharon talks with Grace Lee about the Democratic Primary election, on Sunrise on Hawaii News Now.

Sunday, August 12, 2018 12:00 AM

State Senator Brickwood Galuteria loses seat in primary election

Among the incumbents unseated in Saturday's primary election is Democratic Senator Brickwood Galuteria. He represents District 12 which includes Waikiki, McCully and Kakaako.

After ten years in the state senate, Galuteria was handily defeated by Sharon Moriwaki who campaigned on a message of change.

Read the full story at KHON2

Saturday, August 11, 2018 10:30 PM

Election 2018 News Coverage: Sharon Moriwaki in Surprise Upset Over Brickwood Gauleteria

Saturday, August 11, 2018 8:29 PM

In surprising twist, challenger beating incumbent in state Senate race

Incumbent Sen. Brickwood Galuteria is behind challenger Sharon Moriwaki. After the second printout, Moriwaki continues to lead with 2,928 votes to Galuteria's 1,874 votes.

Read the full story at KHON2

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 12:10 AM

Sharon Moriwaki: "A Voice for US at the State Capitol"

"I'm now running as a Democrat to be State Senator to represent not just Kaka‘ako, but neighboring Sheridan, McCully, Mö‘ili‘ili, Waikïkï and Ala Moana. I want housing for residents, not offshore buyers; I want to help kupuna remain at home as they age; and I want to take on crime, including drug-related and homeless-related crime, in our neighborhoods."

Read the full story at The Hawaii Herald

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 12:00 AM

Senate District 12, A Race to Watch

Touching old-time McCully and Mö‘ili‘ili, the golden sands of Waikïkï and the tense mix of Honolulu’s housing wealth and poverty — Kaka‘ako, the state Senate’s 12th District is a touchstone of the old Hawai‘i moving into the future.

Voters in the urban Honolulu district will decide one of the state’s most interesting races: the Democratic Primary match-up between incumbent Sen. Brickwood Galuteria, a 10-year veteran, and former state government official and University of Hawai‘i leader Sharon Moriwaki.

Read the full story

Friday, August 3, 2018 12:00 AM

Sharon with Stan Osserman on ThinkTech Hawaii

Sharon joins "Stan the Energy Man" to discuss the challenges of shaping Hawaii's clean energy future.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018 4:33 PM

Mailer: Over 100 More Reasons to Vote Sharon for Senate

Download and read the "Over 100 More Reasons to Vote Sharon for Senate" mailer.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 12:00 AM

Sharon Moriwaki's Candidate Survey on Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Read Sharon's full survey responses at Honolulu Star-Advertiser's 2018 Election Guide

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 12:00 AM

Sharon on "Community Matters"

Sharon joins host Jay Fidell for an episode of the ThinkTech Hawaii program "Community Matters."

Watch on

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:38 PM

ʻŌlelo Community Media "Candidates in Focus": Sharon Moriwaki

Watch the full segment on ʻŌlelo

Monday, July 9, 2018 12:49 PM

Sharon Moriwaki Radio Spot, July 2018

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Monday, July 9, 2018 12:00 AM

Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 12 — Sharon Moriwaki

"My urban district is under siege — 'luxury blight' from Waikiki to Kakaako financed by outside investment aimed at an offshore market, even as residents are screaming for affordable housing."

Read Sharon's full interview at Honolulu Civil Beat

Friday, June 29, 2018 11:49 AM

Sierra Club Endorses Moriwaki for State Senate

The Sierra Club of Hawai‘i has endorsed Sharon Moriwaki as the Democratic candidate for State Senate District 12. Moriwaki, founder and president of Kakaako United, is a former Waihee administration cabinet head, who during her 16 years at the University of Hawaii co-chaired the Hawaii Energy Policy Forum that successfully advanced Hawaii’s energy self-sufficiency goal.


Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:12 PM

HSTA Recommends Democrat Sharon Moriwaki For State Senate District #12

This past week, Democratic candidate for State Senate District 12 Sharon Moriwaki received the recommendation of the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA), which represents 13,600 of Hawaii's teachers. President of HSTA, Corey Rosenlee, shared, "HSTA Board of Directors is recommending the candidacy of Sharon Moriwaki to its members in the 2018 election. Our members look forward to you being a strong advocate for teachers, students, and public education."


Monday, June 25, 2018 12:00 AM

HSTA, Moriwaki Co-Sponsor Homelessness Forum

The Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) is sponsoring "Caring for Our Homeless Keiki: Some Things to Consider" this coming Tuesday, June 26 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Makiki Christian Church (829 Pensacola St.).

Read the full story at Hawaii Free Press

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 2:35 PM

Mailer: Safe Neighborhoods

Download and read the "Safe Neighborhoods" mailer.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 2:30 PM

Mailer: Kupuna Care

Download and read the "Kupuna Care" mailer.

Monday, May 14, 2018 2:28 PM

Mailer: Sharon's Housing Blueprint

Download and read the "Housing Blueprint" mailer.

Friday, May 11, 2018 12:45 PM

Mailer: "Meet Sharon"

Download and read the "Meet Sharon" mailer.

Friday, April 27, 2018 9:34 AM

Sharon on "Navigating The Journey"

Sharon Moriwaki appears on the ThinkTech Hawaii program "Navigating the Journey" with host Marsha Joyner to talk about her decision to run for State Senate

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 12:00 AM

Sharon interviewed on "Podium" at The Hawaii Independent

Hawaii Independent Editor Will Caron sits down with Sharon Moriwaki for a long-form podcast interview.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 1:52 PM

Sharon on KHNR

Mike Buck interviews Sharon Moriwaki on KHNR, March 22, 2018.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:00 AM

Hawaii Free Press: Kakaako United President Announces Run for State Senate

Hawaii Free Press reports on Sharon Moriwaki's campaign announcement event.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 12:37 PM

VIDEO: Sharon Discusses Clean Energy on ThinkTech Hawaii

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Sharon Talks Biogas on ThinkTech Hawaii

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