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KANEOHE, Hawaii — Gov. Neil Abercrombie has appointed Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz to replace Daniel K. Inouye in the U.S. Senate, opting against Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, whom the late senator had wanted as his successor. In a news conference at the...
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WASHINGTON – Brian Schatz knew this much about Washington before departing Hawaii on Wednesday to start his new role as a U.S. senator – it was cold. And so, barely hours after Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced that he was...
Hawaii officials estimate that the powerful tsunami generated from the Japan earthquake caused tens of millions of dollars in damage to ports, roads and homes in the state, and they expect tourism revenue to decline as Japanese travelers cancel vacations....
Top of the TicketDonald Trump, like a hungry dog unwilling to let go of a bone, not only refuses to stop attacking President Obama over his birth certificate, but Monday released his own certificate of birth to a conservative website. Trump, the billionaire......
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe soggy carpeting has been thrown away, the damaged furniture discarded. The beaches are being rebuilt, and the landscaping redone. Hawaii continues to recover from the effects of the tsunami triggered by the 9.0 earthquake that struck Japan on March...
In December, shortly after taking office, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie told the Los Angeles Times that he hoped to use his new perch to take on the so-called "birther" movement, the belief that President Obama was not born in the state -- or, more to...
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Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, a Democrat said Wednesday that the release of President Obama's long-form birth certificate should put to rest any doubts that he was born in the state. "Considering all of the investigations that have been done and the...
Hawaii's Republicans poised to take House seat long held by Democrats -- fluke or sign of things to come?Top of the TicketHawaii has long been known as a Democratic stronghold. Sure, Republican Linda Lingle served two terms as governor, to fairly good reviews. In 2006, she was reelected to a third term with 62% of the vote. Still, for most of......
If you're coming to Washington for the inauguration, pack some sturdy shoes, a heavy coat, a powerful pair of binoculars, a cartload of patience -- and your platinum credit card. President-elect Barack Obama will not take the oath of office until next...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTo a crescendo of clicking cameras, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped before a row of shimmering U.S. flags last March to make an announcement Americans had been waiting four months to hear. November's elections had swept Democrats into power on a...
Do I have this right? If we just hold on a little longer in this crisis, the government might send us all on vacation? Do your part, patriots: Book your tickets on Broadway. Waikiki, here we come. Take that, Osama bin Laden. And you thought we were a...
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserSo the University of Hawaii athletic department no longer owes $13 million to upper campus. Balanced budget, the easy way. Some look at it as a family member forgiving a loan. Some look at it as a charge-off of a bad debt. Some look at it as $13 million...
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