Jo Jorgensen
United States of America 

Bold, fearless, and gracious. That’s Dr. Jo Jorgensen, the Libertarian candidate for President. Through stories and patient explanation, she makes the case for why her solutions are the cure for what ails America.

Jo Jorgensen has the skills, drive, and experience to bring the messages of economic prosperity, health freedom, peace, and meaningful criminal justice reform to this election. She has the determination to make real change for real people if elected.

Jo Jorgensen possesses the intellectual firepower and academic credentials to contend with tough opposition. She’s been a full-time Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Clemson University since 2006 and holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Clemson, 2002). She graduated in 1979 from Baylor University with a B.S. in Psychology and in 1980 from Southern Methodist University with an MBA.

Jo Jorgensen is here to make individual freedom in America a major issue in this vital election year. Please join us in helping her make it happen!

Jermey "Spike" Cohen

United States of America

Jeremy “Spike” Cohen is the Libertarian Party’s 2020 Vice-presidential nominee, running with Dr. Jo Jorgensen, the LP’s presidential nominee. He promotes a vision of common-sense Libertarian solutions that will make us all more free, safe, and prosperous.

He believes Dr. Jo Jorgensen is the right person to counter Trump and Biden. He hopes to work with her to end wars, free the innocent, and end the infringements that impede voluntary problem-solving. He brings over 20 years of experience in leadership positions to complement Dr. Jorgensen’s knowledge and talents.



Michelle Tippens
US Representative,
District 2

Michelle served in the U.S. Army for over four years and is the current Executive Director and acting President of the Hawaii Veterans Cannabis Alliance. Michelle's primary goal in working with the HVCA is to reduce veteran suicide. Michelle currently lives on the Big Island and still enjoys visiting the west side beaches of Oahu to catch the waves.

Michelle is on the executive committee of the Libertarian Party of Hawaii and was a State Delegate to the National Convention in 2020. 

Feena Bonoan
State Senate
District 20

Feena is a Navy veteran, an award winning filmmaker, and Libertarian candidate for Hawaii State Senate. Feena Bonoan is the Chief Operations Officer for the Hawaii Veterans Cannabis Alliance.

Feena has a pulling one's self up by the bootstraps story. Her Libertarian uncle taught her about free markets, marijuana, and how to shoot a gun. She stuck around the Libertarian Party for the open boarders, non-aggression principle, and human rights. 

Feena serves on the Libertarian Party of Hawaii Executive Committee and was a State Delegate to the Libertarian National Convention in 2018 and in 2020.

Feena has a passion for freedom, love for all people, and has a pragmatic approach to gain ground for Liberty in Hawaii. 

Michael Last
House Representative
District 5

Mr. Last is a retired electrical engineer. Michael was employed by a large municipality tasked with analyzing the usage of electrical energy for water treatment plants and pumping stations.  Michael moved to Hawai'i over 20 years ago, residing continuously in the Ka'u district. Mr. Last  first became active as a candidate by seeking elective office; first as an Independent and then as a Libertarian in Orange County, New York and later in Hawai'i.



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Your 2018 Libertarian Hawaii Statewide Candidates
Michael Kokoski
US Senate

Why are you running for the U.S. Senate?

I am running for United States Senate to represent the people of Hawaii on the floor of the United States Senate. To that end, I will seek to obtain an exemption to the Jones Act, for Hawaii; I will introduce legislation to complete the federal interstate highway systems on Oahu, to connect the outer islands together via a federal ferry system called H20; I will call for a vote of no confidence in the Uniform Controlled Substance Act of 1971 (which subjects people to trial by legislature in drug cases); And I will call for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank.  I will represent the people of Hawaii with my last breath of life, because I love you, and I will do my very best to keep the federal government out of your private life. I will defend the rights of unborn children, support the poor, the homeless, the fatherless/motherless children, the aged, handicapped and the prisoners, against tyranny and against bad legislation designed to kill, imprison and enslave such people. I will be your friend in the United States Senate, and I will break every unconstitutional act of Congress that I can find, and get them off of the books so that the people of Hawaii never need fear the federal government again.




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Alan Yim
US Representative
District I

Alan Yim was born and raised on Oahu. A former US Marine, he has seen the disastrous impact of US foreign policy first hand. Currently a Business Economics major at Hawaii Pacific University, Alan seeks to spread the message of liberty and change the political landscape of Hawaii.


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Gregory Arianoff
House Representative
District 3

As a consultant, Gregory has influenced and shaped many businesses around the nation and worldwide. His international background brings a wealth of information, ideas and political views founded on liberty to the local Hawaiian scene.

As a business owner and current director in a prominent East Hawaii hotel, Arianoff has propelled sales & revenues, re-configured operations, revised marketing plans and introduced a new way of thinking. With these techniques he plans to influence policies towards free markets and civil liberties in all branches of local government and reinstate a constitutional approach.


How much government do you think there should be?

Government should be limited to the extent of our Constitution; it should be there to provide us with roads and infrastructure, to protect its citizens from foreign and domestic threats and allow true capitalism to flourish.  Our Government regulates everything to “help” avoid bad things from happening. Through this, we have lost our ability to make good choices; because we have little or no choice at all.


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Michael Last
House Representative
District 5

Mr. Last is a retired electrical engineer. Michael was employed by a large municipality tasked with analyzing the usage of electrical energy for water treatment plants and pumping stations.  Michael moved to Hawai'i over 20 years ago, residing continuously in the Ka'u district. Mr. Last  first became active as a candidate by seeking elective office; first as an Independent and then as a Libertarian in Orange County, New York and later in Hawai'i.



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Anthony Higa
House Representative
District 19

Why are you running for office?

Low voter turnout leads me to believe that many residents are discouraged and therefore stay away from the political process.  When I run it will provide the people with a 3rd Party option, something rare in this state.  Also, I want to become engaged with the community I grew up in by walking house to house listening to their concerns and ideas.


Why are you running as a Libertarian?

Because of two basic principles.  First is accepting personal lifestyle choices.  I don't smoke marijuana but if others want to then it's their choice, not mine.  Second is economic freedom.  People who work hard and are creative should keep their earnings, not be forced to distribute to others.


What is the role of government?

Protecting privacy and property rights, using the courts to settle disputes, and making sure we have choices in life.


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Michelle Tippens
House Representative
District 24
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Kimberly Arianoff
State Senate
District 1

Kimberly is a third generation Hawai’i Island resident. Her grandmother was the eldest daughter of B. Ikeuchi, founder of Ikeuchi Hardware Store in Honoka’a. Kimberly attended Waiākeawaena Elementary School until the third grade, and then moved with her mother and father to O’ahu. After graduating from Pearl City High School, Kimberly went to college in Long Beach, Calif. and enjoyed a career in the fashion industry for twelve years. In 2001, Kimberly moved to Las Vegas, Nev. and soon after her move, met her husband Gregory. They married in 2007 and now have two daughters, Olga and Yaeko.


Not long after Olga was born, Kimberly and Gregory decided it was time to move “home” to Hilo to raise their family. Having fond memories of her childhood, she wanted her girls to grow up with the same sense of community she did. Kimberly feels strongly that it takes a village to raise a child and knows that Hilo is a town that embraces, lives, and breathes that lifestyle.






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Fred Fogel
House Representative
District 3


1966 – National Science Foundation summer scholarship, Mathematics

1967 – High School, with honors

1971 – Pennsylvania State University, BS, Industrial Engineering

1976 – University of Southern California, MS, Systems Management

1979 – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Total Quality Management

1985 – Air Command and Staff College

1996 – Air War College



1971-1976 – USMC, aviator F-4 Phantom

1976 -1977 – Sandy Brodie’s Motorcycles, service writer

1977-1991 – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, industrial engineer

1977-1987 – Hawaii Air National Guard, 199th Tactical Fighter Squadron

1987-1991 – Hawaii Air National Guard, 154th Civil Engineering Squadron

1991-1993 – Louisiana Air National Guard, 159th Civil Engineering Squadron

1994-2005 – Hawaii National Guard, advisor to the Adjutant General (quality, process improvement and planning)


Public Service

O Ka`u Kākou

Friends of Puna’s Future

Friends of Hawaii National Park

Volcano Community Association

HOIE Community Association - member, secretary and president



Motorcycle touring, Self-sustainability, Maine Coon cats (small business owner), Kids, Politics (individual freedom and less governmental intervention)


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Arnold Phillips
State Senate
District 10

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Joseph Kent
State Senate
District 11

Joe Kent was a Hawaii National Delegate for Ron Paul, and is now the chair of the Maui Libertarian Party.  He studies economics in his spare time, and is also the producer of The Maui Libertarian Show on Akaku public access.  He's also an avid writer.  Joe Kent was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii.  After attending Hilo High School, he attended the University of Hawaii at Hilo.  He went on to graduate from Minnesota State University with a degree in music education.  He taught high school choir for four years in Minnesota, but is now a music teacher at King Kamehameha III Elementary in Lahaina.



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Harry Ozols
State Senate
District 13

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Roman Kalinowski
State Senate
District 15

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Libertarian Party of Hawaii candidates for upcoming elections


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