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Brooke Wilson was a lobbyist for the carpenters union, which spent more than $1.1 million to support Green’s candidacy.
There is no public health threat from the discharge at the facility, which expects to start generating power by burning wood sometime in December.
The incumbent governor, who won in a landslide, spent spent six times as much as his Republican challenger.
Kurt Fevella says he wants to focus on the needs of Ewa Beach. He’ll constitute a one-man GOP caucus in the 25-member Senate.
A lawsuit filed last year alleged repeated spills and runoff of cattle manure, cattle urine and other waste from Big Island Dairy violated federal laws.
The rates could go up as soon as next year if the measure continues to gain approval.
Seniors and other adults would see the largest fare jumps, but Handi-Van fares would rise only slightly.
There’s a lot of drama on the mainland with control of Congress up for grabs. Hawaii’s races hold less suspense.
UPDATED: A 2012 state audit had faulted the department for allowing costs to skyrocket as competitive bidding for contracts ceased.