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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.
Akaka: Pass My Bill in Memory of Dan Inouye

Akaka: Pass My Bill in Memory of Dan Inouye

As Hawaii's senior senator lay in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, Akaka invoked Inouye in asking Senate to pass Akaka Bill.
Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

A look back at 36 years in Congress for Hawaii's junior U.S. senator.
Spokesman: Inouye Healthy, Fall Unrelated to Grueling Schedule

Spokesman: Inouye Healthy, Fall Unrelated to Grueling Schedule

The 88-year-old Hawaii senator cut his head in a fall at his Maryland home.
Hawaii U.S. Senate: Hirono Trounces Lingle Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Hawaii U.S. Senate: Hirono Trounces Lingle

The Democrat is Hawaii's first female senator and the first Asian-American woman elected to U.S. Senate.
After Akaka: The Next Generation of Native Hawaiian Leaders

After Akaka: The Next Generation of Native Hawaiian Leaders

New hui being formed to incubate a deeper "bench."
Akaka to Alaska Natives: ‘Strength In Solidarity’

Akaka to Alaska Natives: ‘Strength In Solidarity’

Retiring Hawaii senator speaks at convention.
Akaka Bill Sails Through Committee, But Tough Sledding Ahead Via Flickr

Akaka Bill Sails Through Committee, But Tough Sledding Ahead

Inouye says chances of passage for Native Hawaiian recognition this year are "bad."
Akaka Taking Last Shot At Legacy Bill For Native Hawaiians

Akaka Taking Last Shot At Legacy Bill For Native Hawaiians

UPDATED Retiring U.S. senator to amend, push Akaka Bill anew Thursday.
Pacific Islands Lose an Advocate in Akaka

Pacific Islands Lose an Advocate in Akaka

Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands look to Hawaii U.S. Senate hopeful Hirono to carry the torch.
Déjà Vu As Gabbard, Hannemann Fight for Senators’ Support

Déjà Vu As Gabbard, Hannemann Fight for Senators’ Support

Campaign ads for Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District imply endorsement by Akaka, Inouye.
Generation Dan

Generation Dan

Open Senate seat prompts older Hawaii politicians to reach for the big time.

May 2018

Saturday, May 19

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

April 2018

Friday, April 6

Chad Blair: Dan Akaka Was The Gentlest Man In Washington

Former US Sen. Daniel Akaka Dead At 93

October 2017

Monday, October 23

Pod Squad: Dan Akaka Talks About His Hopes For Hawaii

June 2016

Thursday, June 9

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

May 2016

Tuesday, May 24

Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress?

February 2015

Wednesday, February 18

Credit Inouye, Akaka for Internment Camp Monument

June 2014

Wednesday, June 25

Akaka Speaks Out on Iraq in Hanabusa Radio Spot

May 2014

Saturday, May 17

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

March 2014

Saturday, March 8

Dods, Akaka, Nekota Are Hanabusa’s Campaign Chairs

August 2013

Friday, August 2

Reminder: Akaka Backs Hanabusa

June 2013

Tuesday, June 4

Akaka Breaks Silence To Mourn Lautenberg’s Passing

May 2013

Thursday, May 23

Schatz Carries On Inouye Dream For Native American Memorial

December 2012

Friday, December 21

Akaka: Pass My Bill in Memory of Dan Inouye

November 2012

Tuesday, November 20

Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

Thursday, November 15

Spokesman: Inouye Healthy, Fall Unrelated to Grueling Schedule

Monday, November 5

Hawaii U.S. Senate: Hirono Trounces Lingle

October 2012

Wednesday, October 24

After Akaka: The Next Generation of Native Hawaiian Leaders

Friday, October 19

Akaka to Alaska Natives: ‘Strength In Solidarity’

September 2012

Thursday, September 13

Akaka Bill Sails Through Committee, But Tough Sledding Ahead

Tuesday, September 11

Akaka Taking Last Shot At Legacy Bill For Native Hawaiians

August 2012

Tuesday, August 28

Pacific Islands Lose an Advocate in Akaka

Thursday, August 9

Déjà Vu As Gabbard, Hannemann Fight for Senators’ Support

July 2012

Friday, July 27

Generation Dan

Saturday, July 7

Akaka, Inouye Both Voted To Outlaw Cockfight Attendance

June 2012

Friday, June 15

Who’s the Wealthiest Member of Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation?

Monday, June 11

Civil Beat Poll – Case, Hirono Tied In Hawaii U.S. Senate Race

May 2012

Sunday, May 27

Democrats Hold Emotional Aloha for ‘Uncle Danny’ Akaka

February 2012

Monday, February 6

Why the Emphasis on Local Financial Support in U.S. Senate Race?

Wednesday, February 1

Hanabusa Made Most Trips to Hawaii Last Year

January 2012

Wednesday, January 25

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

Thursday, January 19

Hawaii Speaks Out Against Piracy Bill

December 2011

Wednesday, December 28

Big Changes in Store for Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation

Friday, December 23

2011 Year in Review — DC808

Friday, December 16

Another Setback for Hawaiian Recognition

Tuesday, December 13

Inouye No. 1 Among Hawaii Delegates in Estimated Net Worth

Thursday, December 8

Hawaii Senators Cast Conflicting Votes on Indefinite Detention

October 2011

Wednesday, October 19

Hawaii Officials Merrily Celebrate Rail in D.C.

September 2011

Friday, September 9

Nice Speech, Mr. President, But Can It Pass?

August 2011

Wednesday, August 24

Grab Bag: Hawaii’s 2011 Congressional Votes

Monday, August 22

When Hawaii’s U.S. Senators Don’t Vote the Same Way

Tuesday, August 16

Army ‘Discouraged’ by Record-High Suicides

Thursday, August 4

Defying ‘Political Wisdom,’ Akaka Carries On

Tuesday, August 2

Hawaii Senators Back Debt Deal Despite Concerns

July 2011

Tuesday, July 19

DISCUSSION: Federal Government

Inouye: Debt Debate ‘Doing This Nation Harm’

Monday, July 11

Hello, U.S. Senate? Sorry, You’ll Have to Fax Us

May 2011

Wednesday, May 25

Capitol Watch: May 26

Thursday, May 19

Word’s Out: Hirono To Run For U.S. Senate

April 2011

Tuesday, April 26

Capitol Watch: April 27

Wednesday, April 6

Capitol Watch: April 7

March 2011

Wednesday, March 30

New Akaka Bill Ignores Lingle Concerns

Tuesday, March 22

Inouye’s Office: Shinseki Not Running For Akaka’s Hawaii Senate Seat

Thursday, March 3

Akaka Retirement Triggers Political Free-For-All

Wednesday, March 2

Hawaii U.S. Sen. Akaka Won’t Run for Re-Election

February 2011

Saturday, February 26

Capitol Watch: Feb. 28

Sunday, February 6

Capitol Watch: Feb. 7

Thursday, February 3

Capitol Watch: Feb. 3

January 2011

Saturday, January 22

Akaka Bill Fails, Lobbyists Collect $3.2M from OHA

Tuesday, January 4

Capitol Watch: Jan. 4

December 2010

Wednesday, December 22

Capitol Watch: Dec. 22

Monday, December 13

Capitol Watch: Dec. 13

November 2010

Tuesday, November 30

Capitol Watch: Dec. 1

Friday, November 5

Elections Dim Outlook of Akaka Bill — and Akaka?

October 2010

Friday, October 1

Akaka Bill Pau Already?

September 2010

Wednesday, September 15

Why the Akaka Bill Should be Enacted

July 2010

Thursday, July 22

Hawaii Links for Thursday, July 14

Tuesday, July 13

Hawaii Links for Tuesday, July 13

Wednesday, July 7

Hawaii Links for Wednesday, July 7

June 2010

Thursday, June 17

Hawaii Links for Thursday, June 17

May 2010

Thursday, May 27

Can Hawaii Democrats Unite At Weekend Convention?

Daniel Akaka