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Daniel K. Inouye

Hawaii Links for Thursday, July 1

Top of mind: The U.S. Senate comes to town, Honolulu fireworks, and civil unions on the TV.

Hawaii Links for Tuesday, June 29

Top of mind: Another union endorsement, OHA's unveils radio show, and Duke Aiona turns 55.
UPDATE: With Passing of Sen. Robert Byrd, Hawaii’s Dan Inouye Becomes Senate President Pro-Tem

UPDATE: With Passing of Sen. Robert Byrd, Hawaii’s Dan Inouye Becomes Senate President Pro-Tem

Already the second-longest serving senator in U.S. history, Inouye — a medal of Honor winner who was first elected in 1962 — now is also third in line for the presidency after Biden, Pelosi. Inouye is running for re-election in November, for his ninth term.

Hawaii Links for Thursday, June 17

Top of mind: Hawaii businesses in support of civil unions, Djou video on "Don't ask, don't tell," and concerns about mail delivery in rural Hawaii.

Hawaii Links for Tuesday, June 15

Beginning today, a daily rundown of Hawaii political, government and da kine news of interest to Civil Beaters. Top of…
Case Closed: What Ed’s Bombshell Means For Democrats

Case Closed: What Ed’s Bombshell Means For Democrats

By dropping out of the race for Congress, Ed Case wins Democrats' admiration, brings his party together and stays alive to run another day.
Can Hawaii Democrats Unite At Weekend Convention?

Can Hawaii Democrats Unite At Weekend Convention?

It won't be easy. In this fall's primary election, the most hotly contested races are between Democrats.

UPDATE: The Four Bs On Hawaii Politics

Excerpts from a panel discussion with Dan Boylan, Richard Borreca, Jerry Burris and Chad Blair
Is Hawaii helped by uncontested elections?

Is Hawaii helped by uncontested elections?

Dan Inouye has been virtually unopposed in his lengthy career in the U.S. Senate. Even in his…
Inouye Stands Tall While Others May Fall

Inouye Stands Tall While Others May Fall

In a year when even the Senate seats of President Obama and Vice President Biden are in jeopardy, Hawaii's senior senator has clear path to 9th term.
Daniel K. Inouye