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Sen. Schatz Fires First Shot In The Country's Fiercest Democratic Primary

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU - There have been no debates, no early voting and very few political advertisements. The Democratic primary in Hawaii won't even be held for ...

Is Senator Schatz Capitalizing On The Molasses Spill?

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Brian Schatz reacted quickly to news that a molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor was turning into an environmental disaster. Just four days after the ...

FBI File On Late Senator Daniel Inouye Makes For Gripping Reading

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Newly released FBI files on Dan Inouye show that the Hawaii senator was subject to several anonymous death threats during his long service in Washingt...

Aloha, HuffPost Hawaii!

Senator Brian Schatz | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Senator Brian Schatz

The partnership between Huffington Post and Civil Beat to create HuffPost Hawaii is good news for our state. A free and open press helps promote debate and is one of the cornerstones of our democracy.

Sen. Inouye's Message to the 113th Congress

Al Eisele | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics
Al Eisele

It was 40 years to the day since Daniel Inouye had been elected to represent the new state of Hawaii in Congress and he still couldn't believe his good fortune.

Reid Urges Hawaii Gov. To Appoint Senator Quickly

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is asking Hawaii's governor to act before the end of the year to fill the Senate vacancy created by th...