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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 02.17.2014 | 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 02.17.2014 | Politics

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

Governor Calls For Minimum Wage Boost In Hawaii

AP | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie says he wants to raise the state's minimum wage to at least $8.75. Abercrombie told lawm...

Governor's Goal Praised As A 'Huge Step Forward'

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Monday proposed setting aside money for less prosperous times while Hawaii enjoys a record budget surplus. ...

Michelangelo Signorile

Hawaii Gov. On Gay Marriage, ENDA And Lesbian State Rep Who Voted Against Marriage Equality

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.16.2013 | Gay Voices

Wasting no time within days of signing a marriage equality bill into law, Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie made a bid on Friday for gay and lesbian co...

Hawaii Passes Gay Marriage Bill

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

BY OSKAR GARCIA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONOLULU (AP) — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday legalizing gay marriage, putting Hawaii a signature ...

Hawaii Senators Promise Easy Vote On Same-Sex Marriage

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

Same-sex marriage legislation is expected to smoothly pass the Hawaii Legislature Tuesday and head to Gov. Neil Abercrombie for his expected signature...

State's Gay Marriage Bill Clears Another Big Hurdle

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Updates with House floor vote in favor of bill) By Treena Shapiro HONOLULU, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Hawaii's House of Repres...

Hawaii Senate Passes Bill To Legalize Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Treena Shapiro HONOLULU, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Hawaii's state Senate approved legislation on Wednesday to legalize same-sex marriage i...

Protecting Health and Life: Kauai Must Lead

Andrea Brower | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Andrea Brower

This anti-democratic agenda was being advanced by the chemical-GMO corporations, who lobbied strongly for it and were likely involved in its original crafting and introduction by Senator Dela Cruz, known for his allegiance to the industry and their large financial pay-offs.

Hawaii Lawmakers Question Benefits Of Gay Marriage

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU -- HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's battle over gay marriage brought state lawmakers back to work Monday after the governor called a special sessio...

Hawaii Lawmakers Weighing Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds color, quotes from pro-gay marriage rally; byline) By Malia Mattoch and Suzanne Roig HONOLULU, Oct 27 (Reuters) - ...

Majority Disapproval Rating For Hawaii Governor

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 12.23.2013 | Hawaii

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Which Hawaii Programs Will Suffer First From Fed Shutdown?

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 10.05.2013 | Hawaii

Four days into a partial shutdown of the federal government, Hawaii continues to maintain public services that depend on financial support from Washin...

Hawaii's 800-Person Prison Gang Spreads Over At Least Five States

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.25.2013 | Crime

Eighteen men associated with a Hawaii-based prison gang were indicted on racketeering-related charges yesterday, including drug-trafficking, bribery, ...

Matson Will Pay Back Hawaii For Molasses Spill

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

The same day Hawaii lawmakers opened up their investigation into the massive molasses spill that has killed more than 25,000 fish, the head of the com...

State Takes Next Step To Legalize Gay Marriage

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Monday called for a special legislative session to move forward on a bill that would legalize gay marriage. ...

Hidden Hawaii: What People on Vacation Don't See

Posted 09.05.2013 | Parents

From the weather and the beaches to the aloha culture of extended families looking out for one another, Hawaii is a pretty good place to be a kid. But...

Will This Be The Next State To Legalize Gay Marriage?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) attempted to nudge state lawmakers into action on Wednesday, releasing a draft of a bill that would make his state th...

John Celock

Dem Gov. Blames Republican Failure To Legislate For Sequester

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) is placing blame for the looming sequester firmly at the feet of Republicans in Congress, saying legisl...