You may have seen–or maybe you’d like to see–the “Best of Honolulu Weekly” blurb proudly displayed at your favorite local restaurant, coffee bar or auto repair shop. As a consumer and an independent reader of an independent publication (Happy Independence Day, by the way), you’ve got the power to make a positive difference for local businesses and non-profits. Vote your Reader’s Choices for the Weekly’s Best of Honolulu 2012, from food to clothing to just about everything. Fill out the form at [HonoluluWeekly.com] by August 8.

P.S. Are you all set to vote? Deadlines are July 12 for the primary and October 8 for the general election. Go to [hawaii.gov]