Campaigning down to the wire

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First Photo: Mayoral candidate Alan Arakawa greets motorists along Kaahumanu Avenue on Monday afternoon with former mayoral candidate and Maui County Council Member Sol Kaho’ohalahala, former state Sen. Jan Yagi Buen and former mayoral candidate Marc Hodges. The race for mayor between Arakawa and Mayor Charmaine Tavares will be one of the key election contests watched as voters go to the polls today. The polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. Voters who don’t know their polling place can check their yellow voter card, call the Office of the County Clerk at 270-7749 or check online at elections3.hawaii.gov/ppl/. Voters should bring a photo ID with a signature on it.

Second Photo: Tavares joins supporters Elizabeth Ayson and Merlina Valdez as they greet motorists outside Kahului Shopping Center on Monday afternoon.