Green Party of Hawaii

The Hawaii Green Party (HIGP) is the official organization of the Green Party of the United States in the state of Hawaii.

The HGP qualified for the ballot in May 1992, one of the earliest state Green Parties to do so.

In November 1992, Keiko Bonk was elected to a seat on the Big Island Hawaii County Council, the first Green to be elected in a partisan race in the United States. She was re-elected in 1994, then stepped down to run unsuccessfully for Island Mayor in 1996.

In November 1998, Julie Jacobson was elected to Bonk's old seat on the Big Island, which she held upon re-election in 2000. When she decided not to run in 2002, her husband Bob Jacobson ran and was elected, then re-elected again in 2004 and 2006.

ee also

*Keiko Bonk

External links

* [http://www.greenhawaii.org/ Official website]
* [http://www.hawaii-county.com/council/district06.htm Bob Jacobson page on the County of Hawaii website]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Green Party (United States) — Green Party Chairman 7 Co Chairs Founded 2001 (2001) …   Wikipedia

  • Green Party (États-Unis) — Parti vert (États Unis) Green Party (fr) Parti vert   Co dirigeants Jill Bussiere Budd Dickinson Sanda Everette Phil Huckelberry Jason Nabewaniec Cliff Thornton Craig Thors …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Green Party of Oklahoma — Founded 1990s Colors Green Political ideology green, social democratic or agrarian International alignment Global Greens Contents 1 Key va …   Wikipedia

  • Green Party of New York — Chairman Eric Jones Peter Lavinia Founded 1992 Ideology Green politic …   Wikipedia

  • Green party — Part of a series on Green politics …   Wikipedia

  • Green Party of Minnesota — Part of a series on Green politics …   Wikipedia

  • Green Party of New Jersey — The Green Party of New Jersey is the state party organization for New Jersey of the Green Party of the United States. The Green Party of New Jersey is one of the more active Green state affiliates having run over 150 candidates for office. Its co …   Wikipedia

  • Green Party of Colorado — The Green Party of Colorado is the state party organization for Colorado of the Green Party. The Green Party of Colorado first attempted to qualify for statewide ballot status in 1994. While the party was unsuccessful in gaining ballot access,… …   Wikipedia

  • Green Party of Ohio — The Green Party of Ohio is the state party organization for Ohio of the Green Party of the United States. The Green Party of Ohio had its beginnings in the Green Party of Northeast Ohio (the Northeast Ohio Greens) in the early 1990s. The Green… …   Wikipedia

  • Green Party of Michigan — The Green Party of Michigan is the state party organization for Michigan of the Green Party of the United States. The party has had ballot access in Michigan since November 2000. JoAnne Beemon, who is credited with thwarting construction of a Wal …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.