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Does Neil Abercrombie Have A New Gig Lined Up?

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 11.11.2014 | Hawaii

With just weeks left in his 44-year career of public service, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie is listed as the sole officer of a new company called Paci...

Hawaii Governor Blames Historic Primary Loss On Gay Marriage

AP | VIJAY JOSHI AND CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special s...

Hawaii's Eric Cantor Moment

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 10.14.2014 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

The only question now is if the anyone-but-Abercrombie guy, David Ige, can wage an effective statewide race against two guys who have already done it (Aiona and Hannemann).

Here's Why Governor Abercrombie Was 'Blasted' Out Of Office

Civil Beat | Denby Fawcett | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

Now that the dust has settled, it might be helpful to turn to the Hawaiian pidgin English dictionary to get a better grip on why Hawaii Gov. Neil Aber...

Week to Week Bonus Midweek Quiz for 8/12/14

John Zipperer | Posted 10.12.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

There's so much going on around the world and at home, we have an extra news quiz this week to test your current affairs knowledge. Answers are below...

Hawaii Dems Seek Unity After Dramatic Races

AP | By CATHY BUSSEWITZ and JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Democratic Unity Breakfast the morning after the primary election is traditionally a time for candidates to set aside their...

Hawaii Politics: Will Money or Will People Power Win?

Choon James | Posted 10.07.2014 | Hawaii
Choon James

August 9, 2014 Primary Elections is a big day for Hawaii. Winners and losers will be picked for the November 6, 2014 General Elections.

This Governor Loves Him Some Google Goggles

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.29.2014 | Hawaii

Voters in Hawaii might reelect a burgeoning Glasshole. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie seems to understand why people go bonkers for Google Glass. He...

Obama Lends Support To Hawaii Governor's Re-election Campaign

AP | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie launched a radio ad Wednesday featuring President Barack Obama supporting the governor's bid for re-ele...

Poll: Sen. David Ige Leads Over Neil Abercrombie In Governor Race

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 06.13.2014 | Hawaii

Less than two months before the Aug. 9 primary for Hawaii governor, state Sen. David Ige leads Gov. Neil Abercrombie by 11 percentage points among lik...

Warren Gets Behind Schatz In Big Dem Battle

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth (D-Mass.) weighed into the Hawaii Democratic primary battle between Sen. Brian Schatz and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in a fundraising email ...

Will Financial Disclosure Bill Hurt Women In Hawaii?

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 05.29.2014 | Hawaii

A bill hailed by good government advocates as a way to increase transparency and public confidence in government operations may face a veto by Hawaii...

Hawaii To Raise Minimum Hourly Wage To $10.10 By 2018

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

By Malia Mattoch McManus HONOLULU, May 23 (Reuters) - Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie on Friday approved a gradual hike in the state'...

Another State Might End Life Sentences Without Parole For Minors

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Seven states across the country have already outlawed life sentences for minors, and it looks like Hawaii might be next. The bill, which is now at ...

Hawaii's Politics: Surf, Aloha Aina, and Dustin Barca

Choon James | Posted 07.12.2014 | Hawaii
Choon James

Politics in Kauai, the only island that was not conquered by King Kamehameha the Great, just got a little more exciting with Dustin Barca's recent announcement to run for Mayor.

Governor Signs Hemp Bill Into Law in The Aloha State

The 420 Times | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
The 420 Times

Representative Cynthia Thielen believes that ultimately legalizing industrial hemp for mass production would help her state's economy and offer numerous job opportunities for residents.

Abercrombie Stands Up To HECO

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 04.30.2014 | Hawaii

A handful of reporters gathered in Gov. Neil Abercrombie's Ceremonial Room on Tuesday morning awaiting an announcement about four major energy policy ...

LA Times: See How Gov. Abercrombie Told Rep. Darrell Issa To Stuff It

www.latimes.com | Posted 04.29.2014 | Hawaii

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, the House GOP's mangy attack dog, has squandered his chairmanship of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Refor...

Hawaii Governor Challenges Authenticity Of Late Senator's Deathbed Wish

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

The drama of the Democratic primary to succeed the late Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) has intensified, with Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) questioni...

LA Times: Abercrombie Questions Inouye's Purported Deathbed Wish

www.latimes.com | Posted 04.11.2014 | Hawaii

HONOLULU  — For political and emotional drama, it’s hard to top this: U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, the most beloved and respected figure in Hawaii st...

8 Reasons The Bluest State In The Country Might Elect A Republican To Congress

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- As was widely expected, Charles Djou is once again running for Congress. But why bother? The 2014 election will mark the fourth time in...

Governors Erupt In On-Camera Dispute During White House Visit

AP | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors emerged from a meeting with President Barack Obama Monday claimin...

A Referendum On Gov. Neil Abercrombie?

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 02.24.2014 | Hawaii

Governor Ige? A new Civil Beat Poll suggests that state Sen. David Ige has a shot at unseating Hawaii's incumbent governor, Neil Abercrombie. Ig...

Group Backs State Senator Over Neil Abercrombie For Governor

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Derrick DePledge | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics

The Hawaii State Teachers Association on Sunday endorsed state Sen. David Ige in the Democratic primary for governor and urged other unions to conside...

Dem Gov's Rivals Close In

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Derrick DePledge | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics

Voters are deeply ambivalent about Gov. Neil Abercrombie, a new Hawaii Poll shows, an opening that breathes unexpected life into his political challen...