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Slideshow: The Inauguration of Neil Abercrombie by John Hook

Slideshow: The Inauguration of Neil Abercrombie by John Hook

Photos from Iolani Palace on inauguration day.
Dissecting Abercrombie’s ‘New Day’

Dissecting Abercrombie’s ‘New Day’

The challenges Hawaii's new governor will face implementing his comprehensive plan for the state.
Capitol Watch, Dec. 6: Live Blogging the Inauguration of Neil Abercrombie

Capitol Watch, Dec. 6: Live Blogging the Inauguration of Neil Abercrombie

We are live blogging the inauguration of Neil Abercrombie as Hawaii's next governor.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 4

Capitol Watch: Dec. 4

Lingle launches a personal website. And Abercrombie names five more Cabinet appointments.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 7

Capitol Watch: Dec. 7

Jobs, jobs, jobs. And the media debriefs freshmen lawmakers.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 3

Capitol Watch: Dec. 3

The GOP throws a party for Linda and Duke. And rail financial analysis now online.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 2

Capitol Watch: Dec. 2

Lingle releases financial study for Honolulu rail project. Legislators of tomorrow take over the Capitol.
Abercrombie Will Have Exceptional Power

Abercrombie Will Have Exceptional Power

When the new governor is sworn into office today, he will become perhaps the most powerful state executive in the nation.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 1 File photo.

Capitol Watch: Dec. 1

Akaka joins Inouye in supporting repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." And state senators meet and greet.
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