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Brian Schatz

Capitol Watch: March 24

Capitol Watch: March 24

UPDATED 4:22 p.m. Poker bill passes House second reading; Ige, Oshiro to talk budget on PBS Hawaii; and Kalaupapa to get subsidized air service.
Capitol Watch: Jan. 3 Civil Beat file photo

Capitol Watch: Jan. 3

UPDATE 4:03 p.m. Tsutsui says Maui's TAT share safe; Big Isle considers development impact fees; and Klompus goes to work for Ward.

Capitol Watch: Dec. 10

Eric Holder and Ken Salazar pen support for Akaka Bill; No word on when Abercrombie will release list of inaugural donors; Akaka co-sponsors bill to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell.
Experience The Inauguration in Less Than Three Minutes

Experience The Inauguration in Less Than Three Minutes

The sights and sounds at Iolani Palace as Neil Abercrombie was sworn in as Hawaii's new governor.
On Abercrombie’s First Day, Everything Old Seemed New Again

On Abercrombie’s First Day, Everything Old Seemed New Again

What the inauguration tells us about the new administration — and Hawaii.

Abercrombie Spent $4.6M on Winning Campaign

Final election reports show Democrat Neil Abercrombie spent $4.6 million on his winning campaign for governor, Republican James "Duke" Aiona spent $3.5 million.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 3

Capitol Watch: Dec. 3

The GOP throws a party for Linda and Duke. And rail financial analysis now online.
Capitol Watch: Nov. 12

Capitol Watch: Nov. 12

As deadline nears for job inquiries in the new administration, traffic at Abercrombie headquarters picks up.
Capitol Watch: Nov. 9, 2010

Capitol Watch: Nov. 9, 2010

The daily scoop on Hawaii's new governor, Neil Abercrombie.