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SLIDESHOW: Hawaii Bids A Final Aloha To Sen. Daniel Akaka Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Hawaii Bids A Final Aloha To Sen. Daniel Akaka

Three services were held in Honolulu on Friday and Saturday in honor of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Kahikina Akaka.

Chad Blair: Dan Akaka Was The Gentlest Man In Washington Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Dan Akaka Was The Gentlest Man In Washington

The late Hawaii senator was the nicest guy you ever met. But he was also a political winner with a list of notable accomplishments.

Former US Sen. Daniel Akaka Dead At 93 PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Former US Sen. Daniel Akaka Dead At 93

Akaka, who retired in 2013, was the nation’s first and only U.S. senator of Native Hawaiian descent.

Pod Squad: Dan Akaka Talks About His Hopes For Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Dan Akaka Talks About His Hopes For Hawaii

The former Hawaii U.S. senator, now 93, has a lot to say about life and leadership.

Hawaii On The Hill: Keeping The Islands On Washington DC’s Map Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii On The Hill: Keeping The Islands On Washington DC’s Map

The third annual event sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono and Chamber of Commerce Hawaii shows off island businesses in the nation's capital.
Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress?

The Democrat and former congresswoman likely would scare off many potential challengers for the seat she won twice before Takai.
Credit Inouye, Akaka for Internment Camp Monument File photo.

Credit Inouye, Akaka for Internment Camp Monument

The efforts of Hawaii’s former senators to secure the historic designation began in 2009, the same year that Hirono introduced a companion bill in the House.

Akaka Speaks Out on Iraq in Hanabusa Radio Spot PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Akaka Speaks Out on Iraq in Hanabusa Radio Spot

The former U.S. senator praises the Senate hopeful for opposing renewed military action.

New Daniel Akaka UH Regents Scholarship Aimed at Building Native Hawaiian Leaders

The University of Hawaii has raised $1 million and counting for a new scholarship endowment that is being named after…

Dods, Akaka, Nekota Are Hanabusa’s Campaign Chairs

Former U.S. Sen. Dan Akaka is the honorary statewide chair for U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa‘s campaign for the…

Reminder: Akaka Backs Hanabusa

As has been widely reported, Sen. Daniel Inouye had wanted Rep. Colleen Hanabusa to take his place in the Senate.

Akaka Breaks Silence To Mourn Lautenberg’s Passing

He was close with Sen. Lautenberg.

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