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OIP: Abercrombie Must Reveal Judge Candidates

State lawyers say short list must be released after confirmation.
Fighting for Hawaii High Court Short List

Fighting for Hawaii High Court Short List

Abercrombie's Supreme Court nominee unveiled as also-rans stay secret. Move is legal, but breaks with predecessor.
Capitol Watch: Jan. 14

Capitol Watch: Jan. 14

UPDATED Saturday, Jan. 15, 9:30 a.m. Kahle asks for a fact check; Senate sets opening day agenda; House GOP won't wait for Dems to organize; Kaauwai welcomes new RNC chair; and grumbling over Capitol snack shop prices.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 18

Capitol Watch: Dec. 18

Governor names health director, deputies; Kobayashi confirmed; and Akaka, Inouye reflect on demise of 'Don't Ask, 'Don't Tell.'
Capitol Watch: Dec. 16

Capitol Watch: Dec. 16

Pot guru Roger Christie denied bail; Salary dispute in Kauai government; more from Inouye defending earmarks; Aiona takes VP job at alma mater; and Hawaii audit on Arizona prison contracts expected soon.
Gov: ‘Bring All Prisoners Back’ From Mainland

Gov: ‘Bring All Prisoners Back’ From Mainland

In a policy shift, Neil Abercrombie proposes moving beyond his plan to stop shipping prisoners to the mainland.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 15

Capitol Watch: Dec. 15

Another hearing on proposed school closures; Hirono, Djou vote to repeal DADT; Big Isle lawmakers looking for help; and highlights of the governor's press conference.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 13

Capitol Watch: Dec. 13

Man tries to commit suicide at Capitol; Marumoto wants to save a school; and Obama's Hawaii vacation on hold until Congress is pau.
The AAA Team: Amy, Andrew and Abercrombie

The AAA Team: Amy, Andrew and Abercrombie

The Hawaii governor's top aides are smart, loyal, careful, powerful — and half his age. Will the talented team translate into successful governance?
Capitol Watch: Dec. 8 Hawaii House of Representatives

Capitol Watch: Dec. 8

House dissenters send letter to Calvin Say calling for a new speaker.
Experience The Inauguration in Less Than Three Minutes

Experience The Inauguration in Less Than Three Minutes

The sights and sounds at Iolani Palace as Neil Abercrombie was sworn in as Hawaii's new governor.
Lingle: Welfare Rolls Decreased 40 Percent Under My Watch Courtesy

Lingle: Welfare Rolls Decreased 40 Percent Under My Watch

The former governor says the Department of Human Services helped get public assistance recipients back to work, reducing welfare rolls by 40 percent.
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