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Chad Blair: Hawaii GOP Leaders Stand By Their Man Trump Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Hawaii GOP Leaders Stand By Their Man Trump

They say that the House impeachment inquiry into the president’s request for a favor from Ukraine is nothing more than desperate politics.

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii State Senate May Soon Be All Democrats Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii State Senate May Soon Be All Democrats

Hawaii’s only Republican senator faces a formidable challenge, and some Democrats are already saying how much they’d miss him.

Slom Sorry For Campaign Error Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Slom Sorry For Campaign Error

The Republican state senator said he did not intend to announce his re-election using state resources.
Legislature Passes Airbnb Bill, Others As Session Wanes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Legislature Passes Airbnb Bill, Others As Session Wanes

Hawaii lawmakers killed, among others, a measure to let psychologists on the neighbor islands prescribe drugs.
Bypass Surgery Set For Sam Slom Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bypass Surgery Set For Sam Slom

The Republican state senator elects to undergo the coronary procedure this week in hopes of a "rapid recovery."
Sen. Slom Undergoing ‘Routine Testing’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sen. Slom Undergoing ‘Routine Testing’

The medical treatment follows his hospitalization last month for a "stubborn infection."

Lawmakers Debate A Lower Blood-Alcohol Limit For Drivers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmakers Debate A Lower Blood-Alcohol Limit For Drivers

The measure is deferred, but another making it illegal to smoke in a car containing minors is passed by the Senate Transporation and Energy Committee.
Hawaii GOP: Ige Wrong On Syrian Refugees Civil Beat

Hawaii GOP: Ige Wrong On Syrian Refugees

The Hawaii Republican Party says the state can't handle Syrian refugees.
Sam Slom, the Hawaii Senate’s Dot of Red in a Sea of Blue Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sam Slom, the Hawaii Senate’s Dot of Red in a Sea of Blue

The state's only Republican senator jokes about how he can "caucus with myself," but he has serious views on making the GOP relevant here.
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