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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.
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.
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