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Mufi Hannemann

Hannemann: $280 million in New Spending on Two Pages of Abercrombie Plan

The former mayor says that two pages alone in his Democratic opponent's "Comprehensive Plan" for Hawaii translates to more than $280 million in additional state spending.

Abercrombie: Religious Flier Distorts My Record

Former congressman says a flier released by the group "Island Values" distorts his congressional record. Is it true?
Where Mufi and Neil Get Their Money, Part 2

Where Mufi and Neil Get Their Money, Part 2

Hannemann still attracts engineers and city employees, Abercrombie remains popular with lawyers and educators but also medical professionals, and both candidates have the support of unions.
Civil Beat Poll Reveals Hannemann’s Problems, Abercrombie’s Strength

Civil Beat Poll Reveals Hannemann’s Problems, Abercrombie’s Strength

The former Honolulu mayor's strongest support in the governor's race is coming from Republicans — not the best when you're running in a Democratic primary.
Civil Beat Poll: Abercrombie on Top, Hannemann in Trouble

Civil Beat Poll: Abercrombie on Top, Hannemann in Trouble

A new poll conducted this week shows that former Congressman Neil Abercrombie has a decisive lead over Honolulu's former mayor in the race for the Democratic nomination for governor.
God and Hawaii Politics

God and Hawaii Politics

Religion is usually left unspoken in Hawaii political campaigns. Not this year. Some Christian groups have identified candidates as agents of God's will and others as, well, not...

Hannemann: Abercrombie Rated 30 Percent Positive By U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The former mayor said that Neil Abercrombie was given a 30 percent cumulative rating "on issues important to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce" during Abercrombie's 20-year career in Washington.
Who’d Be a Green Governor? Mufi Hannemann

Who’d Be a Green Governor? Mufi Hannemann

As Honolulu mayor, Mufi Hannemann pushed for rail as a means of taking cars off the roads and oversaw the introduction of curbside recycling and sewer system upgrades. Would he protect the state's natural resources?

How Do Guv Candidates’ Green Creds Stack Up?

We've looked at their water bills and asked to look at how they practice sustainability at home, and we've heard about their platforms and promises. Now Civil Beat asks: How do the environmental records of Neil Abercrombie and Mufi Hannemann compare?
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