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Colleen Hanabusa

Hawaii Candidates Play Chicken on Disclosing Their Tax Returns

Hawaii Candidates Play Chicken on Disclosing Their Tax Returns

Tax equity a key issue in 2012, but no federal candidate will be first to disclose their tax rate.
Hanabusa, Djou Each Start 2012 With $300K In Bank Flickr.com

Hanabusa, Djou Each Start 2012 With $300K In Bank

But Dijou's been idle overseas while Hanabusa has been actively fundraising.
Hanabusa Made Most Trips to Hawaii Last Year Flickr: ackook

Hanabusa Made Most Trips to Hawaii Last Year

Congressional delegates made dozens of roundtrips from D.C., Hirono spent most time on neighbor islands.
Obama’s Blueprint for Energy, Defense Could Mean Jobs in Hawaii

Obama’s Blueprint for Energy, Defense Could Mean Jobs in Hawaii

State of the Union address makes Hawaii congressional delegates hopeful.
Hawaii Speaks Out Against Piracy Bill

Hawaii Speaks Out Against Piracy Bill

Congressional delegates inundated with pleas to stop controversial web bills.
Big Changes in Store for Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Big Changes in Store for Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation

A look at what 2012 could bring as Hawaii's Capitol Hill presence shifts.
2011 Year in Review — DC808 Flickr

2011 Year in Review — DC808

Civil Beat opened a Washington, D.C., bureau in 2011.
Hawaii Reps Blast Obama Administration on ‘Plan B’

Hawaii Reps Blast Obama Administration on ‘Plan B’

Given the ongoing controversy, Civil Beat decided to ask the congresswomen about the issue.
Inouye No. 1 Among Hawaii Delegates in Estimated Net Worth File photo.

Inouye No. 1 Among Hawaii Delegates in Estimated Net Worth

Estimates show Inouye is 186th wealthiest out of 535 members of Congress.