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Neil Abercrombie

Abercrombie Loses Another Top Aide

Abercrombie Loses Another Top Aide

Departure of communications director is the latest exit from the Hawaii governor's administration.
Off The Beat: Neil Abercrombie, Blues Brother In Chief

Off The Beat: Neil Abercrombie, Blues Brother In Chief

In YouTube clip circa 1986, future Hawaii governor shows his musical chops.
Abercrombie Promises No More ‘Fiscal Sinkhole’

Abercrombie Promises No More ‘Fiscal Sinkhole’

Hawaii governor says state can restore some cuts to programs and positions.
Hawaii Gov Singles Out 19 Bills for Possible Veto

Hawaii Gov Singles Out 19 Bills for Possible Veto

Measures include banning smoking in public housing, allowing B&Bs on ag land and requiring diacriticals on state documents.
OHA-Kakaako Deal A Victory for Abercrombie

OHA-Kakaako Deal A Victory for Abercrombie

Governor's team deserves credit for shepherding controversial legislation through Hawaii Legislature.
Hawaii Gov Remains Defiant on HSTA Standoff

Hawaii Gov Remains Defiant on HSTA Standoff

Abercrombie cites union "leadership crisis," believes he has public support.
Staff Turnover Doesn’t Bother Abercrombie Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Staff Turnover Doesn’t Bother Abercrombie

Hawaii governor says 12 departures in 15 months "to be expected."
Abercrombie: Environmental Critics Are ‘Apocalyptic’ Naysayers

Abercrombie: Environmental Critics Are ‘Apocalyptic’ Naysayers

Hawaii governor joins debate over Hoopili, exemptions for state projects.
Hawaii Money Bills at the Half-Way Mark

Hawaii Money Bills at the Half-Way Mark

No major tax hikes in play as crossover deadline for budget bills passes.
Neil Abercrombie