League of Women Voters seeks smooth transition to mailed ballots

In this 2016 file photo, voters cast their ballots at the Palisades Community Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)

Primary election calendar (Hawaii Office of Elections)

Comparison of in-person to mail-in voting over the years. (Hawaii Office of Election)

Although Hawaii Island, along with the rest of the state, has been voluntarily transitioning from walk-in voting to mail-in ballots over the past 20 years, the local chapter of the League of Women Voters is concerned some voters may be left behind in an election offering only two locations for on-site voting.