Pod Squad: Bob McDermott Tells Us Why He Wants To Be Governor

The Ewa Beach legislator admits that running for state office in Hawaii as a Republican is like “climbing Mount Everest.”

By April Estrellon /

“We have so many things to do,” said Rep. Bob McDermott as he launched into an explanation of why he is running for governor in 2018.

Then he ticked off some of them, such as resolving the Honolulu rail funding issue and cooling more of Hawaii’s sweltering classroms. Hear where stands on those issues, and even what Led Zeppelin songs are his favorites as he joined host Chad Blair on the Pod Squad.

State Rep. and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob McDermott, left, and Pod Squad host Chad Blair.

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