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Neil A. Abercrombie

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  • Cardinal Dolan says Catholic Church 'caricatured as anti-gay'

    Cardinal Dolan says Catholic Church 'caricatured as anti-gay'
    As gay marriage legislation picks up momentum across the country, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan said the Roman Catholic Church is losing the fight because it's been "caricatured as anti-gay." Dolan, a charismatic cardinal who until recently was...
  • Fatal Hawaii plane crash triggers fresh conspiracy theories

    Fatal Hawaii plane crash triggers fresh conspiracy theories
    A small plane with nine people aboard went down off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Molokai, killing one person -- the state's health department director, Loretta Fuddy.  The Wednesday crash put an unexpected spotlight on Fuddy, 65, who had helped...
  • Hawaii plane crash fuels Obama 'birther' theories

    Hawaii plane crash fuels Obama 'birther' theories
    When President Obama marched into the White House briefing room with his Hawaiian birth certificate in April 2011, he said: "I know that there's going to be a segment of people for which, no matter what we put out, this issue will not be put to rest."...
  • As campaign heats up, so does focus on 'birthers'

    As campaign heats up, so does focus on 'birthers'
    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...
  • Obama birth certificate: Hawaii governor says release puts conspiracy to rest

    Obama birth certificate: Hawaii governor says release puts conspiracy to rest
    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...
  • Donald Trump releases his birth certificate, demands Obama does the same

     
    Donald 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......
  • Hawaii's Republicans poised to take House seat long held by Democrats -- fluke or sign of things to come?

     
    Hawaii 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......
  • Back in business in Hawaii

    Back in business in Hawaii
    The 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...
  • Tsunami's biggest hit in Hawaii: the economy

    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....
  • In D.C., business is booming ahead of inauguration

    In D.C., business is booming ahead of inauguration
    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...
  • Why Congress didn't bring the troops home

    To 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...