Robert Brown

Hawaii Judiciary: We Can’t Handle Foreclosure Flood

Hawaii Judiciary: We Can’t Handle Foreclosure Flood

Backlog is inevitable, court administrator says, if more lenders flip to judicial foreclosures.
Initiative Aims To Bring Hawaii’s Prisoners Home

Initiative Aims To Bring Hawaii’s Prisoners Home

Abercrombie introduces plan to reduce recidivism, number of inmates housed out-of-state.
Furor Over Fannie Mae’s Foreclosure Decision

Furor Over Fannie Mae’s Foreclosure Decision

Lending giant's switch to judicial foreclosures prompts legislative briefing, fears over swamping courts.
 Abercrombie: Big Island Alternative Energy Potential Best on Earth

 Abercrombie: Big Island Alternative Energy Potential Best on Earth

Hawaii governor says Hawaii island has "best possibilities" for alternative energy.
 Abercrombie: ‘We’re The Only Species That Make Judgments On Ourselves’

 Abercrombie: ‘We’re The Only Species That Make Judgments On Ourselves’

Hawaii governor says humans are alone when it comes to self-reflection.
Fannie Mae Hangs Up On Hawaii Press

Fannie Mae Hangs Up On Hawaii Press

Updated 6/24/11 Mortgage giant cancels conference call moments after learning reporters would be on line.
Higher Court Fees Help Increase Access to Justice for Hawaii’s Needy

Higher Court Fees Help Increase Access to Justice for Hawaii’s Needy

Governor will sign legislation creating special fund for indigent legal services.
More Appointees Snub Hawaii Governor

More Appointees Snub Hawaii Governor

Total resisting Abercrombie resignation request is up to 11.
 Carlisle: Decision-Making For Rail Has Been in My Hands

 Carlisle: Decision-Making For Rail Has Been in My Hands

Honolulu mayor says he has been in control of rail process.
Appointees Resist Hawaii Gov’s Resignation Request

Appointees Resist Hawaii Gov’s Resignation Request

Members of five boards have their say, share copy of Abercrombie's letter.
Hawaii Organizations Spent $2.5 million on Lobbying in Four Months

Hawaii Organizations Spent $2.5 million on Lobbying in Four Months

Cost of influencing lawmakers during most of legislative session was $21,486 per day.
Hot Water Woes Evaporate at Mayor Wright

Hot Water Woes Evaporate at Mayor Wright

After years of hot water problems at Hawaii public housing project, governor says repairs are complete.