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UPDATE: GOP Star Scott Brown Endorses Djou

UPDATE: GOP Star Scott Brown Endorses Djou

National attention on race shows GOP thinks it can retake a Democratic seat.

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Discussion: Hawaii

More evidence that Republicans think they can recapture a Democratic seat: the Massachusetts Republican who stunned Democrats…

Hirono: ‘Never Take Anything For Granted’

2nd District Congresswoman Mazie Hirono on her re-election bid, her record in office and her lack of a serious challenger in a year when the tide nationally is against incumbents.
Hawaii Takes Ad Hoc Approach to Preserving Farmland

Hawaii Takes Ad Hoc Approach to Preserving Farmland

A proposed community in Central Oahu is the latest example of Hawaii's case-by-case approach to development in agricultural areas that has conservationists worried about our future prospects for food and fuel self-sufficiency.
News Flash: Rep. Hirono Elected to Third Term

News Flash: Rep. Hirono Elected to Third Term

Just kidding. But might as well have been serious because no Hawaii congressional incumbent has lost a seat since statehood and no serious challenger has emerged in the 2nd District.
Minority Report: GOP and the 2010 Hawaii Legislature

Minority Report: GOP and the 2010 Hawaii Legislature

Although vastly outnumbered in the Democratically-controlled Legislature, Republican members say they can, and do, influence legislation - despite striking out on all 46 bills introduced by House minority caucus.
Six Years After Plan, Homeless Problem Even Worse

Six Years After Plan, Homeless Problem Even Worse

Hawaii set the goal of ending chronic homelessness by 2014. While some recommendations were achieved, the problem has become even more serious.

Unknown candidates for No. 2 no help for Aiona

More evidence that Republicans think they can recapture a Democratic seat: the Massachusetts Republican who stunned Democrats…

Wasting away again at the Ala Wai

More evidence that Republicans think they can recapture a Democratic seat: the Massachusetts Republican who stunned Democrats…