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UPDATE: Postal Workers Assisting Rising Ranks of Hawaii’s Hungry

The Hawaii Foodbank has seen a 39 percent rise in individuals needing assistance since 2005. Postal workers are offering an easy way to help by collecting food as they deliver the mail on Saturday.

UPDATE: Congressional Debate Shows Dems on the Run

Case and Djou mostly attack each other while Hanabusa gets in her own jabs
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

Across the state, the Hawaii Foodbank helps feed more than 183,000 people annually, with 124,000 on Oahu alone. That’s a…

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.