Candidates for two of Hawaii’s highest offices will participate in a debate on KHON2 ahead of the general election.

“Hawaii’s Debate” on Monday, Oct. 15, at 9 p.m. will feature major gubernatorial candidates, Democrat David Ige and Republican Andria Tupola, and will air live on KHON2 and online at The debate will be moderated by KHON2’s Gina Mangieri.

The major candidates for lieutenant governor, Democrat Josh Green and Republican Marissa Kerns, will also be participating in the debate. KHON2’s Howard Dashefsky will hold a question and answer with the candidates during several portions of the hour-long debate.

The questions for the debate will come from a variety of sources, including the KHON2 newsroom, viewer requests, and the other candidates.

If you’d like to submit a question for the candidates, email us at