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It’s Good To Be Dan Inouye

In a year where Democrats were battered, Sen. Dan Inouye coasts to an easy victory and wins his ninth consecutive election in a landslide.
Only One Incumbent Loses Legislative Seat

Only One Incumbent Loses Legislative Seat

Kauai Rep. Roland Sagum was swept out of office by a fellow Democrat. Blake Oshiro kept his seat and Donovan Dela Cruz won on Oahu's North Shore.

Video of Sen. Inouye’s Community Celebration

Democrats came together Sunday in Honolulu for a community event put on by Hawaii's senior senator.
Sunday in Moiliili With Dan

Sunday in Moiliili With Dan

Sen. Dan Inouye invited 16 Democratic candidates to come together to slurp saimin, pound a taiko drum, make ikebana and don a hapi coat for a bon dance at Washington Middle School. His paramount goal: To unite his party before the bruising primary election.
HGEA: ‘Working Together’ for Mufi, Kirk and Brian

HGEA: ‘Working Together’ for Mufi, Kirk and Brian

The endorsement of Hawaii's largest, most powerful union will boost the campaigns of Democrats in the races for governor, mayor and lieutenant governor. But the 43,000-member Hawaii Government Employees Association doesn't always get its way.
Legislative Turnover? Not Going to Happen

Legislative Turnover? Not Going to Happen

An analysis of state House and Senate races suggests Hawaii's Republicans will remain in the wilderness following the 2010 elections. But some contests against Democrat opponents will be competitive, as will several Democratic primaries.
Look For the Union Label

Look For the Union Label

Local Democrats still rely on labor's clout to win elections. The candidates want endorsements and help with their campaigns. In return, the unions want respect and jobs — especially jobs.
Is the Bluest of States Bleeding Red?

Is the Bluest of States Bleeding Red?

Hawaii in the 1970s was one of the most progressive states in the union — taking the lead on the Equal Rights Amendment, abortion rights and health care. These days it's looking a lot more like Utah — even though the Democrats are still in charge.

Hawaii Links for Wednesday, June 14

Council handles fireworks, more candidates file to run, and the GOP and HB 444.
GOP Aims To Field Candidates in Most Local Races

GOP Aims To Field Candidates in Most Local Races

With just a week to go before the election filing deadline, Hawaii Republicans unveiled their team for state House and Senate seats and other races. They're a diverse and eager lot, but the bench isn't deep and Democrats appear likely to retain control.