I am looking forward to championing the issues that matter the most to our district. I will fight hard for family farms, the Schools Our Keiki Deserve, clean elections, our kupuna's needs, and our state's future – with a focus on preserving our environment. 


Show your support for this campaign by endorsing it and sharing why!

  • endorsed

    “Endorsing Raina Whiting because she is a just and ethical person, believing in a better life for ALL. She works for that goal every day.”

  • endorsed

    “I endorse Raina because as a fellow public school teacher, I am confident that Raina understands first hand the many challenges and needs of our education system and the schools our keiki deserve.”

  • endorsed

    “I endorse Raina because she is a breath of fresh air, and I think everyone can agree we need all the fresh air we can get right now. She is about ideas and solutions, not just securing funding. The state has to spend here in Puna and Kau, the needs are too evident to ignore, but there are problems that are structural and Raina will address those also.”

  • endorsed

    “Raina's the best!! She is dedicated and struggling to make both farming and teaching work in our community. Get to know her”

  • endorsed

    “Raina is intelligent, energetic, engaged with the communities, and hyper aware of all the needs. She has good ideas/plans to solve them. She has integrity, honesty, wisdom.”

  • endorsed

    “Raina Whiting is an amazing teacher and friend....she is passionate about her students and her community and always goes above and beyond for what she believes in....she loves what she does whether it's writing grants for her students, farming and community outreach for her community...she is well loved by all her students and parents and I am sure you'll love her too...I am proud to endorse Raina Whiting....she will do great things for Ka'u....”

  • endorsed

    “I endorse Raina Whiting because she is intelligent and kind. There is something special about Raina that represents what the new era is going towards and since she graduated from John's Hopkins I assume she could be rich doing anything she likes but she chose to be a teacher. Says a lot.”

  • endorsed

    “We need a strong-willed educator in the State House...Please Vote for Raina Whiting”

  • endorsed

    “I support Raina Whiting because as a kindergarten educator, she has the perspective to not only think of the adults she represents but also children who are the future of Hawaii.”

  • endorsed

    “She is sharp and passionate about all the issues that I care deeply about. Young and energetic, I believe in her, as do her students and community. I believe given the chance, Raina will make impress us all with what good she will do for her community, the island, and beyond.”

June 20, 2018

Team #voteRaina is working hard for our community!

Raina and Team #voteRaina are working so hard to win this race.  We have been knocking doors, calling registered voters and signwaving everyday.  Mahalo for your support and aloha in this journey to fill the District 3 Hawaii State House seat with a community member, kindergarten teacher and family farmer.  We believe in change, please join us!

We are more than 1/2 of the way to the campaign spending commission goal for matching funds.  Please donate $27 if you can!

October 14, 2017

Campaign created!

Show your support for this campaign by endorsing it and sharing why!

  • endorsed

    “Endorsing Raina Whiting because she is a just and ethical person, believing in a better life for ALL. She works for that goal every day.”

  • endorsed

    “I endorse Raina because as a fellow public school teacher, I am confident that Raina understands first hand the many challenges and needs of our education system and the schools our keiki deserve.”

  • endorsed

    “I endorse Raina because she is a breath of fresh air, and I think everyone can agree we need all the fresh air we can get right now. She is about ideas and solutions, not just securing funding. The state has to spend here in Puna and Kau, the needs are too evident to ignore, but there are problems that are structural and Raina will address those also.”

  • endorsed

  • endorsed

    “Raina's the best!! She is dedicated and struggling to make both farming and teaching work in our community. Get to know her”

  • endorsed

    “Raina is intelligent, energetic, engaged with the communities, and hyper aware of all the needs. She has good ideas/plans to solve them. She has integrity, honesty, wisdom.”

  • endorsed

    “Raina Whiting is an amazing teacher and friend....she is passionate about her students and her community and always goes above and beyond for what she believes in....she loves what she does whether it's writing grants for her students, farming and community outreach for her community...she is well loved by all her students and parents and I am sure you'll love her too...I am proud to endorse Raina Whiting....she will do great things for Ka'u....”

  • endorsed

    “I endorse Raina Whiting because she is intelligent and kind. There is something special about Raina that represents what the new era is going towards and since she graduated from John's Hopkins I assume she could be rich doing anything she likes but she chose to be a teacher. Says a lot.”

  • endorsed

    “We need a strong-willed educator in the State House...Please Vote for Raina Whiting”

  • endorsed

    “I support Raina Whiting because as a kindergarten educator, she has the perspective to not only think of the adults she represents but also children who are the future of Hawaii.”

  • endorsed

  • endorsed

    “She is sharp and passionate about all the issues that I care deeply about. Young and energetic, I believe in her, as do her students and community. I believe given the chance, Raina will make impress us all with what good she will do for her community, the island, and beyond.”

  • endorsed

    “We believe in Raina's beliefs, ideals, determintion and vision.”

  • endorsed

    “Raina is committed to ethical politics, which is a rare find these days.”

  • endorsed

    “I support Raina Whiting because she’s passionate, committed to democratic principles, and smart.”

  • endorsed

    “I support Raina because she is a critical thinker with a compassionate heart. She takes the time to understand the issues from various points of view. Ultimately, she cares about people, the 'aina and social justice.”

  • endorsed

    “I endorse Raina Whiting because she is smart and she has experienced our Hawaii State Legislative protocol and understands how be be effective, she is an active member of Hawaii Farmers Union United, a dedicated Masters-level kindergarten teacher and she will thoroughly research issues that are important to her constituents. Raina comports herself as a capable relationship-builder and will be a champion for her region.”

  • endorsed

    “Wayne Whiteside I, Wayne Whiteside endorse you in your campaign to represent our districk for State House.”

  • endorsed

    “Common sense and she stands with real values .! And she obviously genuinely cares.”

  • endorsed