In the shadow of primaries in larger states like Michigan today, Hawaii’s Republican party holds its caucus and have its say on the troubled path of the GOP presidential campaign.
[NBC News] In Hawaii Republican Caucus, a Fight for the GOP’s Future: “The lesson learned is the establishment should have confronted Trump sooner,” [Fukumoto Chang] said. “I personally feel the party has cultivated this base of people who like the anger and the vitriol that Donald Trump has, and they did it so they could win in 2010, 2012, and 2014, and now they’re having a lot of trouble controlling it.” Read more
- [Honolulu Civil Beat] Charles Djou: Don’t Vote Trump: “Rather than channel this authentic frustration into a constructive force to better our wonderful nation, Mr. Trump has built his presidential campaign around ugliness and anger. ” Read more
- [Honolulu Civil Beat] Trump Hawaii Supporters Fire Back: “With his attitude toward attacking Trump, we also never hear his view on his candidate’s trailing the rest of the field — Gov. John Kasich.” Read more
- [New York Times] What We’re Watching as 4 States Vote and Both Parties Court Michigan: “The good news for Mr. Rubio is that he could fare much better in the two other states that vote on Tuesday: Idaho and Hawaii.” Read more