Supreme Court issues injunction temporarily stopping candidate filing after petition filed to declare legislative maps invalid

2021 December 23 CTY - Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by George F. Lee / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM Some 2 dozen people attended and spoke at an rally at the State Capitol, on Thursday, Dec. 23, to speak out against the current plan to reapportion voting districts. Bill Hicks spoke first.

The Hawaii Supreme Court late Thursday issued an injunction temporarily stopping candidate filing that was to start Tuesday until it can consider a petition filed by 11 residents from three islands questioning the process by which the state Reapportionment Commission drew legislative boundary maps.