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Elections 2020


Democrat Kaiali'i Kahele

Kaiali'i Kahele is a 2020 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District. Kahele earned his B.S. from the University of Hawaii, Mānoa, HI.  He worked as a commercial airline pilot for Hawaiian Airlines, an executive director for Pac Pono Milolii, and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is also a Lieutenant Colonel of the Hawaii Air National Guard and served as a combat veteran pilot in Afghanistan. Kai currently serves as the Majority Floor Leader of the Hawaiʻi State Senate.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Hawaii District 02
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Hawaii District 02
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Hawaii District 02
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: August 8th, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Party: Democratic Party
  • State: Hawaii
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Hawaii District 02
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: Aug. 8, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H0HI02155
FEC Committee ID: C00694604

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution: $195417.75
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution: $46,219.38
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions: $241637.13
Party Committee Contributions: $0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions: $8700.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions: $0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions: $250337.13
Total Loan Amount: $0
Total Receipts: $250337.13

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount: $0
Total Contribution Refunds: $835.0
Total Disbursements: $29736.6

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand: $0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-10-31T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.