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UPDATE: Civil Unions Data To Chew On

As Gov. Lingle weighs her decision on House Bill 444, two new studies examine the benefits of civil unions for Hawaii.
Hawaii Places A Bet On Shanghai Expo

Hawaii Places A Bet On Shanghai Expo

The state is spending nearly half a million dollars to promote Hawaii for one week at the Shanghai World Expo in June. Is it a worthwhile investment?
Look to Hawaii Tourism page for story behind story

Look to Hawaii Tourism page for story behind story

Article on Shanghai Expo launches our coverage of all-important tourism industry. Every time we we begin coverage of new subject, we add new topic pages. Hawaii Tourism is the latest addition.

UPDATE: Monday Morning Quarterbacking On The Djou Win

A roundup of some of the national political observations on Hawaii sending a Republican to Congress.
Mail-In Voting The Winner In Special Election Flickr.com

Mail-In Voting The Winner In Special Election

No matter who wins the 1st Congressional District special election Saturday, the ultimate victor may be mail-in balloting. Turnout is already well ahead of earlier special elections.
Land Limits Hawaii’s Quest For Food, Energy Independence

Land Limits Hawaii’s Quest For Food, Energy Independence

How much land would it take to sustain a biofuel operation sufficient to replace the state's supply of fossil fuel? How many acres would be needed to grow enough food to feed its population?

UPDATE: Lingle To Promote Tourism, Clean Energy In China And Japan

Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle will lead a delegation to China and Japan in June. The goal is to draw more tourists and investment dollars to Hawaii.
Study: Civil Unions Could Bring Millions To State

Study: Civil Unions Could Bring Millions To State

A UH economist updates his research on the economic impact of civil unions. Conclusion: It won't cost Hawaii and may actually help the state's bottom line.

UPDATE: Same-Sex Marriage Means Big Bucks In Other States

Recent studies on the economic impact of extending marriage rights to gay couples suggest they can add millions of dollars to state coffers.

UPDATE: The Hawaii GOP Platform On Civil Unions

A closer look at what local Republicans have to say about House Bill 444.