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Abercrombie Relents On Nominees’ Names, But Hasn’t Changed His View

Abercrombie Relents On Nominees’ Names, But Hasn’t Changed His View

Hawaii governor makes clear that he still doesn't think it's a good idea for names of judicial nominees to be public.
Abercrombie: ‘Please Have Faith In Me’

Abercrombie: ‘Please Have Faith In Me’

One year in, Hawaii governor expresses confidence in his ability and direction, but asks for patience.
Swag of Our Governors

Swag of Our Governors

UPDATED Hawaii governors get paintings, model ships, bronze busts, even an expensive scarf.
Blake Oshiro Will Be Gov’s New Deputy Chief Of Staff

Blake Oshiro Will Be Gov’s New Deputy Chief Of Staff

UPDATED The state House Majority Leader will leave his post to help the Hawaii governor push legislative agenda.
Lingle’s Official Website As Hawaii Gov Hard To Find

Lingle’s Official Website As Hawaii Gov Hard To Find

Type Lingle + governor + press release into Google and you get bupkis.
Senior Dems Pushed Gov To Shake Up Staff

Senior Dems Pushed Gov To Shake Up Staff

Abercrombie suffered one blunder after another with inexperienced chief of staff, deputy.

Hawaii Pays $50K For Help In Labor Dispute

Honolulu lawyer Robert S. Katz gets no-bid contract to help state in conflict with teachers union.
Why Abercrombie Chose To Target Five Boards

Why Abercrombie Chose To Target Five Boards

They're at heart of Hawaii governor's plans for land, energy and housing.
Capitol Watch: March 17

Capitol Watch: March 17

UPDATED 4:17 p.m. Akaka, Inouye support DOMA repeal; Abercrombie echoes Obama on low radiation risk for Hawaii; and Lim confirmed to lead DBEDT.

Hawaii Tsunami Costs Rising, Gov Expands Disaster Declaration

Abercrombie signs declaration to help get federal funds for disaster relief.

Off The Beat: Separation of Powers

Reminder to Hawaii governor: The Legislature is a different branch of government.
Usual Suspects Gave Big Bucks For Abercrombie Inauguration

Usual Suspects Gave Big Bucks For Abercrombie Inauguration

Unions, law firms and big business were among the donors for Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie's festivities.
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