Social Media in the Race for Hawaii Governor

Gubernatorial Candidates Take Aim On Social Media

Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter or YouTube, candidates for Hawaii governor are hitting the Internet. A short video supporting gubernatorial candidate Neil Abercrombie hit the social media scene Tuesday, via YouTube… Local filmmaker Heather Giugni created the 2.5-minute video, with the help of volunteers. “It’s been up less than 48 hours and it has more than 2,000 hits,” said Giugni.

Click through to read the full KITV story, or head over to KITV’s channel on YouTube to watch the news segment. The Abercrombie fan video in question is embedded below. As of this post, it has logged over 3,000 views.

Ryan Ozawa

Ryan Kawailani Ozawa has immersed himself in new technologies and online communities since the days before the web. From running a dial-up BBS in the early '90s to exploring today’s dynamic world of "Web 2.0" and social media, he has long embraced and evangelized the ways in which technology can bring people together.