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Neil Abercrombie

From Miami to Marseille, Hawaii Governor’s Fall Travel Costs $19,000

From Miami to Marseille, Hawaii Governor’s Fall Travel Costs $19,000

Abercrombie racks up the miles on a mix of public and personal business.
Prison Builders: Hawaii’s Billion Dollar Problem

Prison Builders: Hawaii’s Billion Dollar Problem

Overcrowding and aging facilities have the state looking at an expensive overhaul of its prison system.
It’s Your Money: Hawaii Gov Wants $60,700 for Membership Fee

It’s Your Money: Hawaii Gov Wants $60,700 for Membership Fee

Gov. Neil Abercrombie is requesting $132,000 in emergency appropriations from the Legislature.
Hawaii Governor’s Travel Records Reveal Details of Personal, Political Trips

Hawaii Governor’s Travel Records Reveal Details of Personal, Political Trips

Abercrombie left Oahu 11 times in June and July, costing taxpayers $27,000.
Is Hawaii Really Doing So Well? Fact-Checking the Governor’s Speech

Is Hawaii Really Doing So Well? Fact-Checking the Governor’s Speech

Gov. Neil Abercrombie painted the state in a rosy light during the State of the State, boosting his re-election campaign.
Hawaii Gov Spending Plan Relies on Record Surplus for New Initiatives

Hawaii Gov Spending Plan Relies on Record Surplus for New Initiatives

Shoring up emergency reserves, fully funding pension system among priorities.
A ‘New Era of Aloha’: Hawaii Governor Signs Marriage Equality Act

A ‘New Era of Aloha’: Hawaii Governor Signs Marriage Equality Act

Emotional ceremony highlights historic path to legalizing gay marriage.
Civil Beat Poll — A Majority of Hawaii Voters Disapprove of Abercrombie

Civil Beat Poll — A Majority of Hawaii Voters Disapprove of Abercrombie

Fewer than four people in 10 approve of the governor's job performance; most people don't like rail, either.
Chad Blair: What Does the Bard Say to the Governor?

Chad Blair: What Does the Bard Say to the Governor?

A powerful man on a remote island ripe with political intrigue explains why he's rereading Shakespeare.
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