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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.
Appointees Resist Hawaii Gov’s Resignation Request

Appointees Resist Hawaii Gov’s Resignation Request

Members of five boards have their say, share copy of Abercrombie's letter.
Hawaii’s CIO to Tackle Outdated Technology

Hawaii’s CIO to Tackle Outdated Technology

Abercrombie says Hawaii was only state without a chief information officer.
Auditor: Poor Management of Hawaii Public Housing Puts Federal Funds at Risk

Auditor: Poor Management of Hawaii Public Housing Puts Federal Funds at Risk

Report finds long maintenance backlog and 9,000 Hawaii families waiting.
Hawaii DPS To Finally Follow Medical Pot Law

Hawaii DPS To Finally Follow Medical Pot Law

ACLU prompts Department of Public Safety to change its guidelines on medical marijuana.
All Together Now: Panel Charts Redistricting Course

All Together Now: Panel Charts Redistricting Course

Chair Victoria Marks leads Reapportionment Commission.

Retired Judge Named Hawaii Redistricting Chair

UPDATED 5/2/2011 8:15 a.m. Supreme Court tabs Victoria Marks to run reapportionment panel.
Capitol Watch: April 29: Live Blogging from the Legislature

Capitol Watch: April 29: Live Blogging from the Legislature

UPDATED 10:15 p.m. A deal on 3 revenue bills; slaughterhouse bill dead, so are pension, liquor taxes; and gov signs 8 bills into law.

Obama Releases Long Form Hawaii Birth Certificate

President makes public his Hawaii "Certificate of Live Birth" with signature of Honolulu doctor.
Redistricting Chair Now in Supreme Court’s Hands

Redistricting Chair Now in Supreme Court’s Hands

UPDATED 4/21/2011 3:35 p.m. Despite missing deadline to name their own chair, commission members still hoping to advise court.
Hawaii Lawmakers Will Hammer Out State Budget Over Next Week

Hawaii Lawmakers Will Hammer Out State Budget Over Next Week

Hawaii senators and representatives begin conference committee on state budget bill.
Politics Divides Hawaii Reapportionment Panel

Politics Divides Hawaii Reapportionment Panel

UPDATED 4/19/2011 1:04 p.m. Hawaii Supreme Court to settle impasse.
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