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Hawaii Links for Monday, June 28

Top of mind: Lingle's schedule, the City Council's schedule, the holiday schedule

UPDATE: HEI Breaks with Roundtable on Civil Unions

Hawaiian Electric Industries, a member of the Hawaii Business Roundtable‘s executive committee, says a veto…
Why the Roundtable Quieted Its Civil Unions Storm

Why the Roundtable Quieted Its Civil Unions Storm

In the end, it was business that caused the Hawaii Business Roundtable executive committee to cut its losses after angering customers and colleagues with its letter to the governor opposing House Bill 444.

Roundtable Tells Governor It’s Not Against Civil Unions

Bowing to pressure from the community and its own membership, the Hawaii Business Roundtable has sent Gov. Lingle a letter clarifying its position on civil unions. The letter says it opposes discrimination, but still wants her to veto House Bill 444 because of technical and legal concerns.
More Roundtable  Dissent on Civil Unions Stance

More Roundtable Dissent on Civil Unions Stance

The fallout from the Hawaii Business Roundtable executive committee’s desire to see Gov. Linda…
Lingle on Civil Unions: ‘I Need More Time’ Civil Beat

Lingle on Civil Unions: ‘I Need More Time’

As expected, civil unions bill makes the governor's potential veto list. "I have not made up my mind yet," she said. "I am still considering every point of view." A look at what's on the governor's mind, and the road ahead.

Hawaii Links for Monday, June 21

Gov. Linda Lingle will officially announce today whether House Bill 444 is on her potential…

Civil Unions Bill On Governor’s Potential Veto List

HB 444, the civil unions bill, is on the governor’s list of potential vetoes, a top Republican aide confirmed today.

Roundtable Goes Back And Forth On Civil Unions

The Hawaii Business Roundtable, one of the state's leading business groups, is reconsidering its stance against HB 444, Civil Beat learned shortly after 1 p.m. Friday. Then around 5:30 p.m., the Honolulu Star-Advertiser posted a story on its website in which the group's executive director appeared to reverse his position.
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