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Neil Abercrombie

Hawaii Gov Plans To Forge Ahead With ‘Race’ Goals

Hawaii Gov Plans To Forge Ahead With ‘Race’ Goals

'We will cross that finish line' with or without teachers union.
Abercrombie: Hawaii Has ‘Turned Corner’

Abercrombie: Hawaii Has ‘Turned Corner’

UPDATED Governor calls for continued "fiscal discipline," focus on education, energy, construction and technology.
The Text of Neil Abercrombie’s 2012 State of the State Speech

The Text of Neil Abercrombie’s 2012 State of the State Speech

“Investing Now for Hawai'i’s Future,” is the title Hawaii's governor chose for his annual address.
Hawaii Gov Asks Teachers For Counter-Offer

Hawaii Gov Asks Teachers For Counter-Offer

State doesn't need contract to move forward on Race to the Top, Abercrombie says.
10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Jan. 16 – 20

10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Jan. 16 – 20

Politics, agriculture, Native Hawaiian issues, rail, Congress and a former governor running for mayor — the stuff of this week.
LIVE STREAM — Abercrombie Press Conference on Rejected Contract

LIVE STREAM — Abercrombie Press Conference on Rejected Contract

Hawaii needs agreement with teachers to save its Race to the Top grant.
Off The Beat: Teachers Give Union, State ‘F’ Grade

Off The Beat: Teachers Give Union, State ‘F’ Grade

Rejection of contract sends a message: Teachers don't trust union or state.
Hawaii Teachers And State Reach Agreement Civil Beat

Hawaii Teachers And State Reach Agreement

Details of "agreement in principle" still developing. Teachers may vote soon.
Abercrombie On Race To The Top: Teachers Union Deserves Blame

Abercrombie On Race To The Top: Teachers Union Deserves Blame

Hawaii governor claims reform program is "moving along very, very well."
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