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Gov Watch: Nov. 8, 2010

Gov Watch: Nov. 8, 2010

The daily scoop on Hawaii's new governor, Neil Abercrombie.
Where’s Lingle?

Where’s Lingle?

The Hawaii governor has been nearly invisible on the campaign trail, even as her proteges are running for governor and lieutenant governor.

Long Time No See: Governor Drops By Honolulu Hale

There may have been some double-takes at Honolulu this week, as Gov. Linda Lingle walked the long third-floor hallway to the door of the mayor's office.

Lingle to OIP: Judge Hopefuls Have Privacy Too

The governor tells the Office of Information Practices she won't release judge applications received from the Judicial Selection Commission.

Lingle: Abercrombie Too Old and Set in His Ways

Gov. Linda Lingle toots her own horn and takes a swipe at Democrat Neil Abercrombie at a pro-business networking event.

OIP to Lingle: Why Are Judge Applications Secret?

The Office of Information Practices told Gov. Lingle a prior opinion and court ruling support the release of judicial application summaries requested by Civil Beat. The governor has 10 business days to respond.
Fifth Floor Diplomacy From Duke, Mufi ‘n’ Neil

Fifth Floor Diplomacy From Duke, Mufi ‘n’ Neil

Second in a series: The top candidates for governor explain how they will smooth relations between the executive and legislatives branches, and tell us who they think was Hawaii's best governor. (Sorry, Ben.)
Notes Between Lingle, Judge Selectors Stay Secret

Notes Between Lingle, Judge Selectors Stay Secret

The nine-member Judicial Selection Commission picks nominees behind closed doors. The Governor's Office says it will not release documents it received from the group along with the lists of names.
State Senate Shoots Down Leonard Nomination

State Senate Shoots Down Leonard Nomination

With the 14-8 vote against her chief justice candidate, Gov. Lingle now has just 10 days to select another nominee. Two likely possibilities: Judges Mark Recktenwald and Craig Nakamura.
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