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Hawaii Execs Put Their Money Behind Hanabusa

Hawaii Execs Put Their Money Behind Hanabusa

She hasn't officially declared bid for Senate, but business leaders line up behind her anyway.
Hirono Leads in Hawaii Senate Fundraising

Hirono Leads in Hawaii Senate Fundraising

Preliminary data shows congresswoman ahead of rivals Case and Hababusa.
Capitol Watch: June 27

Capitol Watch: June 27

UPDATED 3:34 p.m. Gov tweet on prisons; Abercrombie selects two deputies; Inouye on budget talks; and Hanabusa on Senate run.
Word’s Out: Hirono To Run For U.S. Senate

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

UPDATED 1:17 p.m. Hawaii congresswoman announces her campaign for Akaka's U.S. Senate seat.
Capitol Watch: April 11

Capitol Watch: April 11

UPDATED 5:28 p.m. Silencing yappy Big Isle dogs; gov says state budget on 'right path'; Kauai Council to pick Kawakami successor; and more birther news.
Capitol Watch: March 28

Capitol Watch: March 28

UPDATED 1:57 p.m. Abercrombie administration demands 10 percent expense cuts across all departments to fill budget hole through June 30.
Akaka Retirement Triggers Political Free-For-All

Akaka Retirement Triggers Political Free-For-All

A U.S. Senate seat in Hawaii opens but once in a generation. Civil Beat handicaps the 2012 race.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 23

Capitol Watch: Dec. 23

UPDATE 7:09 p.m. High-speed chase, and security barricades; Abercrombie to take on 'birthers'; and 'Contemptible' treatment of Hawaii inmates.
Congress Race Flying Below the Radar — For Now

Congress Race Flying Below the Radar — For Now

The battle between Democrat Colleen Hanabusa and Republican Charles Djou will heat up after September's primary, just weeks away. Both candidates will try to reach voters who went for Ed Case earlier this year.
Case Withdraws: Money Makes The World Go Round

Case Withdraws: Money Makes The World Go Round

The word money never came up when Ed Case dropped his bombshell that he was dropping out of the Democratic primary in the 1st Congressional District. But money is what it takes to win, and to understand his decision, it can't be ignored that he was the race's financial loser.
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.
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