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Colleen Hanabusa

Can Inouye’s Ghost Take Down Sen. Brian Schatz? Civil Beat/Brian Tseng

Can Inouye’s Ghost Take Down Sen. Brian Schatz?

UPDATED The late Hawaii senator's top aides throw their weight behind his chosen successor, U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.
Off The Beat: A Memorable Memorial Suggestion

Off The Beat: A Memorable Memorial Suggestion

Forget that three-day weekend: Colleen Hanabusa wants Memorial Day observed on May 30, just like Dan Inouye.
Schatz Carries On Inouye Dream For Native American Memorial

Schatz Carries On Inouye Dream For Native American Memorial

Native Hawaiians, Alaska Natives would also be honored by proposed memorial on National Mall.
Hanabusa And Schatz Differ Over Making Drug Companies Pay Flickr.com: Images_of_Money

Hanabusa And Schatz Differ Over Making Drug Companies Pay

Schatz supports making drug companies pay more for Medicare, but Hanabusa worries it will drive up premiums.
Hawaii Delegation Backs Reforms Against Military Sexual Assaults

Hawaii Delegation Backs Reforms Against Military Sexual Assaults

New legislation would make it easier for victims of sexual assaults in the military to come forward.
Maui Tea Party Group: IRS Intimidated Us

Maui Tea Party Group: IRS Intimidated Us

Organization's former president says IRS application that took more than two years.
Micronesian Windfall? Hawaii Could Get $40M From Feds

Micronesian Windfall? Hawaii Could Get $40M From Feds

Long-sought provision, pushed by Hirono, would help state pay for migrants' health care costs.
Senate Race Just Begun, But It’s All About Inouye

Senate Race Just Begun, But It’s All About Inouye

Questions about Hawaii's late U.S. senator dominate Hanabusa's announcement to challenge Schatz.
Handicapping The Race To Replace Hanabusa Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Handicapping The Race To Replace Hanabusa

Hawaii congressional wannabes could jump into the 2014 election, but there is a minimum bar to consider.