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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.
Abercrombie: Unemployment Rate in Mid-2000s Was 2 Percent

Abercrombie: Unemployment Rate in Mid-2000s Was 2 Percent

Hawaii governor reacts to news that Hawaii's unemployment rate fell in May.
Hawaii Attorney: Failure of Foreclosure Law Inevitable

Hawaii Attorney: Failure of Foreclosure Law Inevitable

UPDATED Was Hawaii's new foreclosure law overhyped? Foreclosure lawyer predicted judicial conversions.
Fannie Mae Skirts Landmark Hawaii Foreclosure Law

Fannie Mae Skirts Landmark Hawaii Foreclosure Law

Mortgage giant changes tack on Hawaii foreclosures to avoid new law.
 Governor:  Weekend of Civil Unions Will Bring in More Cash Than Pro Bowl

 Governor: Weekend of Civil Unions Will Bring in More Cash Than Pro Bowl

Abercrombie takes aim at NFL Pro Bowl, says civil unions better fund source.
Honolulu City Council Approves Every Gift Offered in 2011

Honolulu City Council Approves Every Gift Offered in 2011

From Tasers to park benches, Honolulu hauls in $450,000 in gifts in five months.
Hawaii Lobbyist Disagrees He Crossed Ethics Lines

Hawaii Lobbyist Disagrees He Crossed Ethics Lines

Mortgage Foreclosure Task Force members rebut ethics commission's interpretation.