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Colleen Hanabusa

Hanabusa Outraises Djou in July and August

Federal campaign finance reports reports released Tuesday show State Sen. Colleen Hanabusa pulled in $330K over the last two months to Rep. Charles Djou's $206K, closing the gap in total contributions and cash on hand.
Sunday in Moiliili With Dan

Sunday in Moiliili With Dan

Sen. Dan Inouye invited 16 Democratic candidates to come together to slurp saimin, pound a taiko drum, make ikebana and don a hapi coat for a bon dance at Washington Middle School. His paramount goal: To unite his party before the bruising primary election.

Hanabusa: I Cut Waste and “Saved Us Millions”

The Senate president says the place was a mess when she took over. In a campaign ad in her 1st Congressional District race, she touts how she made the operation "paperless" and saved taxpayers millions. Is that true?

Djou: Raising $3.8 Trillion In New Taxes a Bad Idea

As a guest on Fox Business News Monday evening, Hawaii's Republican 1st Congressional District representative told host Neil Cavuto that "raising $3.8 trillion in new taxes" from the expiration of Bush tax cuts is a bad idea. Is the number supportable?

Hawaii Links for Friday, July 23

Djou versus Hanabusa, Hooser versus Aiona, and hotel management versus F&B workers.

Hawaii Links for Thursday, July 14

Mufi and Neil will debate, Colleen talks to national Democrats, and other political items of interest.
Look For the Union Label

Look For the Union Label

Local Democrats still rely on labor's clout to win elections. The candidates want endorsements and help with their campaigns. In return, the unions want respect and jobs — especially jobs.

Hawaii Links for Wednesday, June 14

Council handles fireworks, more candidates file to run, and the GOP and HB 444.

Hawaii Links for Tuesday, July 13

Inouye at the White House, Akaka on financial literacy, and Waihee criticizes Hawaii's public education system.