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Daniel K. Inouye

Dear Dan: Cayetano’s Email to Inouye

Dear Dan: Cayetano’s Email to Inouye

UPDATED The former governor laid out why he opposes Honolulu rail, but the senator never responded.
Inouye: The Only Thing That Will Stop Rail is World War III

Inouye: The Only Thing That Will Stop Rail is World War III

Hawaii's senior senator holds a rail pep talk at Waipahu construction company headquarters.
Inouye Wants to Revive Interisland Ferry

Inouye Wants to Revive Interisland Ferry

Senator says no federal funds available for ferry yet but "we're going to get one."
Sen. Inouye Can’t See the Forest When it Comes to Rail

Sen. Inouye Can’t See the Forest When it Comes to Rail

Rail will "suck the air out of the city's ability to provide more important basic services."
Inouye: Too Much Secrecy in Political Donations Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Inouye: Too Much Secrecy in Political Donations

Hawaii senator says political nonprofits should not be allowed to keep donors in the shadows.
Why the Emphasis on Local Financial Support in U.S. Senate Race? Flickr

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

Former Gov. Lingle's claim of more local financial support than Akaka or Inouye opens window on campaign funding.
Hanabusa Made Most Trips to Hawaii Last Year Flickr: ackook

Hanabusa Made Most Trips to Hawaii Last Year

Congressional delegates made dozens of roundtrips from D.C., Hirono spent most time on neighbor islands.
Obama’s Blueprint for Energy, Defense Could Mean Jobs in Hawaii

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

State of the Union address makes Hawaii congressional delegates hopeful.
Hawaii Speaks Out Against Piracy Bill

Hawaii Speaks Out Against Piracy Bill

Congressional delegates inundated with pleas to stop controversial web bills.
2011 Year in Review — DC808 Flickr

2011 Year in Review — DC808

Civil Beat opened a Washington, D.C., bureau in 2011.
Inouye Still Brings Home The Bacon

Inouye Still Brings Home The Bacon

Half a billion dollars going to military, APEC costs, East-West Center.
Daniel K. Inouye