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Linda Lingle

Hawaii Gov’s Security Costs Taxpayers $1.2M

Hawaii Gov’s Security Costs Taxpayers $1.2M

Employees of 26-member security detail under probe for alleged overtime abuse.
Was Lingle ‘False’ When She Said ‘Nothing Was Done Wrong with Superferry’?

Was Lingle ‘False’ When She Said ‘Nothing Was Done Wrong with Superferry’?

Attempting to "fact check" an opinion is a fool's errand.
Is Medicare A Chink In Lingle’s Political Armor? Flickr.com: Images_of_Money

Is Medicare A Chink In Lingle’s Political Armor?

Democrats from Hawaii to D.C. believe it could be a major issue in U.S. Senate race. So does the AARP.
Lingle: ‘Nothing Was Done Wrong with Superferry’

Lingle: ‘Nothing Was Done Wrong with Superferry’

UPDATED Former governor says no other interisland vessel had to undergo an Environmental Impact Statement.
Lingle’s Official Website As Hawaii Gov Hard To Find

Lingle’s Official Website As Hawaii Gov Hard To Find

Type Lingle + governor + press release into Google and you get bupkis.
When Mazie Met Linda … and Ed

When Mazie Met Linda … and Ed

Civil Beat looks back to the 2002 Hawaii election and how it informs 2012.
Could Lingle Do What Akaka Couldn’t?

Could Lingle Do What Akaka Couldn’t?

Native Hawaiian recognition might have a better shot with a GOP senator if Republicans take over the Senate.
Capitol Watch: Oct. 14

Capitol Watch: Oct. 14

UPDATED 4:28 p.m. Occupy Honolulu to demonstrate Saturday; and Gabbard takes in $125,000.
Capitol Watch: Oct. 13

Capitol Watch: Oct. 13

UPDATED 5 p.m. State tax revenues up; $17.9M for FEMA shelter in Kau; Mufi gets SHOPO nod; and Hawaii's U.S. Senate race a toss up.
Linda Lingle