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Neil Abercrombie

Washington Place Reserved for Top Gov Donor’s Family Courtesy: Wally G/Flickr

Washington Place Reserved for Top Gov Donor’s Family

UPDATED Historic site reserved for wedding reception of engineering executive Dennis Mitsunaga's daughter.
Gay Websites Extoll Gov’s Marriage Ban Stance

Gay Websites Extoll Gov’s Marriage Ban Stance

Abercrombie's reaction to Hawaii law criticized locally but embraced elsewhere.
Who’s in Charge in Hawaii?

Who’s in Charge in Hawaii?

State's response to lawsuit challenging gay marriage ban confusing — at best.
Legislative Shot at Easing Hawaii Gifts Law Flops

Legislative Shot at Easing Hawaii Gifts Law Flops

Controversial bill appears dead, at least for now.
Questions Raised About Abercrombie Handling of PUC Appointment

Questions Raised About Abercrombie Handling of PUC Appointment

UPDATED Governor may ax Michael Champley, to the outrage of the clean energy sector.
Leaders or Freeloaders? Flickr.com

Leaders or Freeloaders?

Lawmakers' focus on free tickets sends bad message: 'It's all about us.'

Hawaii Taxpayers Owe $8.2 Million for Claims Against the State

Request includes payment for overdue settlements.
Can a Hawaii Soda Tax Reduce Obesity? Civil Beat

Can a Hawaii Soda Tax Reduce Obesity?

After a soda tax fizzled last year, governor wants task force to find solution.
Abercrombie: ‘Not A Single Thing We Did Not Do To Try To Accommodate Teachers’

Abercrombie: ‘Not A Single Thing We Did Not Do To Try To Accommodate Teachers’

Governor blames union leaders for not adequately communicating "positive aspects" of rejected contract.
Neil Abercrombie