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Guess Who’s Picking Hawaii’s Next U.S. Senator?

It's not just Abercrombie. The party's State Central Committee meets Wednesday to select three prospective candidates.
Inouye’s Last Wish Is Abercrombie’s Biggest Burden Brian Tseng/Civil Beat

Inouye’s Last Wish Is Abercrombie’s Biggest Burden

The senior Hawaii senator made a deathbed wish to Gov. Neil Abercrombie about his successor. But will it be granted?
Hawaii Dems: Fill Inouye’s Seat Fast to Save Seniority

Hawaii Dems: Fill Inouye’s Seat Fast to Save Seniority

If sworn in before lame-duck session ends, Inouye's replacement would outrank incoming freshman senators.
U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye Dead at 88 Civil Beat File Photo

U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye Dead at 88

Hawaii's senior senator had been hospitalized since Dec. 6 for difficulties breathing.
Is Hawaii Sen. Dan Inouye On The Mend? No One Will Say Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Is Hawaii Sen. Dan Inouye On The Mend? No One Will Say

A week since fainting, details scarce about the health of Hawaii's senior senator.
$1.55 Billion Federal Rail Grant On The Line In Federal Case

$1.55 Billion Federal Rail Grant On The Line In Federal Case

City says long-awaited money could be lost if judge delays construction.
Final Cost of PRP’S 10-month Push to Win Votes, Beat Cayetano: $3.6M

Final Cost of PRP’S 10-month Push to Win Votes, Beat Cayetano: $3.6M

The group outspent both Honolulu mayoral candidates in its attempt to sway the election in its favor.

It’s Your Money: $300K For Legal Help in HPD Discrimination Case

The Honolulu City Council is expected to sign off on the expense on Wednesday.
Cayetano Defamation Suit Against PRP Might Be Headed to Federal Court

Cayetano Defamation Suit Against PRP Might Be Headed to Federal Court

Attorneys representing Pacific Resource Partnership affiliates want case moved because it involves federal labor law.