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Colleen Hanabusa

Hanabusa Softens Criticism Of Ige But Stays On Message Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Softens Criticism Of Ige But Stays On Message

The Democratic candidate for governor fields questions on rail, super PACs, homelessness and women.

Lawyer Vs. Engineer: Governor’s Race A Battle Of Leadership Styles Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawyer Vs. Engineer: Governor’s Race A Battle Of Leadership Styles

Personalities, not ideologies, are at the heart of the contest between incumbent David Ige and Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa.

Candidates For Governor Hone Their Messages At Hilo Forum Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Candidates For Governor Hone Their Messages At Hilo Forum

At a time of upheaval on the Big Island, two Democrats and two Republicans talked about how to build a better future.

Ige, Hanabusa Power Up Their Fundraising Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, Hanabusa Power Up Their Fundraising

UPDATED In the lieutenant governor’s race, state Sen. Josh Green has raised and spent the most cash.

Why Union Support Matters In The Hawaii Governor’s Race Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Why Union Support Matters In The Hawaii Governor’s Race

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has gathered the majority of big labor endorsements, but incumbent Gov. David Ige has the support of teachers.

Ige, Hanabusa Spar Over LG, Special Interests And False Missile Alert Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, Hanabusa Spar Over LG, Special Interests And False Missile Alert

A televised debate between the leading Democratic candidates for governor offered familiar rhetoric mixed with lively jabs over fresh topics.

Here’s What Candidates For Governor Say About Public Information Policies Honolulu Civil Beat

Here’s What Candidates For Governor Say About Public Information Policies

There are differences in how they would deal with high public records fees and requiring public commission members to disclose conflicts.

Interior Secretary Doubles Down On ‘Konnichiwa’ Comment To Hanabusa Gage Skidmore/Flickr.com

Interior Secretary Doubles Down On ‘Konnichiwa’ Comment To Hanabusa

Ryan Zinke, criticized for using the phrase during a discussion of Japanese-American internment with the Hawaii congresswoman, isn’t backing down.

Winner Of Governor’s Race Will Have Stronger Hand In Rail Project Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Winner Of Governor’s Race Will Have Stronger Hand In Rail Project

Colleen Hanabusa and David Ige have played varying roles in moving the project forward, while Clayton Hee wants to curtail construction.

Hawaii’s Future Is At Stake, Hanabusa Tells State Democratic Convention Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Future Is At Stake, Hanabusa Tells State Democratic Convention

On the event’s second and final day, delegates replace chairman Tim Vandeveer with Kealii Lopez.

Civil Beat Poll: Tulsi Gabbard Is Hawaii’s Most Popular Politician Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Tulsi Gabbard Is Hawaii’s Most Popular Politician

Only former President Obama gets higher marks than the Hawaii congresswoman.

US Missile Strikes In Syria Draw Strong Reaction From Hawaii Delegation Getty Images

US Missile Strikes In Syria Draw Strong Reaction From Hawaii Delegation

Hawaii’s senators and representatives called for peace in Syria, congressional approval of future military action and the renewed acceptance of refugees into the U.S.