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Hawaii Lieutenant Governor

Give Hawaii’s LG A Real Job To Do Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Give Hawaii’s LG A Real Job To Do

The position is historically powerless and a big waste of money, time and talent.

Hawaii Gets Another Superdelegate For Democratic Convention Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gets Another Superdelegate For Democratic Convention

In a surprise to local party officials, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui was added just before the presidential preference poll, bringing the total to 10.
Could A Hawaii Sports Authority Spark A New Industry? Cory Lum / Civil Beat

Could A Hawaii Sports Authority Spark A New Industry?

A House bill aims to attract major events to Hawaii. But the Senate has already killed similar legislation.

Chad Blair: Republicans on Parade Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Republicans on Parade

Hawaii's longtime minority party believes 2014 could be the year of change. Really!
Hawaii Lieutenant Governor: Tsutsui Enjoys Big Victory PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lieutenant Governor: Tsutsui Enjoys Big Victory

In Republican primary, Elwin Ahu has defeated Kimo Sutton.
Impeach Hawaii’s Governor? State Senate Establishes Causes Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Impeach Hawaii’s Governor? State Senate Establishes Causes

Proposed law would apply to lieutenant governor and Cabinet too, in cases of bribery and other 'high crimes.'
Newsmaker: Interview With Lt. Governor Brian Schatz

Newsmaker: Interview With Lt. Governor Brian Schatz

UPDATED Civil Beat interviewed Schatz on Tuesday. Watch a video of the conversation here.
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.
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.
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. 3

Capitol Watch: Dec. 3

The GOP throws a party for Linda and Duke. And rail financial analysis now online.
Where Neil, Brian, Duke and Lynn Get Their Money

Where Neil, Brian, Duke and Lynn Get Their Money

Unions, lawyers, educators, developers, pastors, $10 donations, out-of-state contributors, in-kind payments and names you know — a look at the latest campaign finance reports in the race for governor.
Hawaii Lieutenant Governor