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7 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

State awards grants to employer groups for workforce development

The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations on Tuesday announced the award of six grants designed to strengthen local small businesses through training programs.

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12 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Obama supports Hawaii's governor in radio ad

In this Nov. 11, 2011 file photo, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie welcomes President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama as they arrive at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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14 hrs ago | Maui News

Lanai health center facility moving in 'right direction'

The release of $500,000 by Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Tuesday and the anticipated release of another $1.75 million approved by the state Legislature will facilitate the new Lanai Community Health Center facility's groundbreaking, hopefully in September, with possible completion by the middle of 2015, said the executive director of the center.

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18 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

About Town | 7-23-14

AARP Hawaii is sponsoring a debate between Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KITV-TV

One-third of state candidates miss financial disclosure deadline

The Hawaii State Ethics Commission says 73 out of 203 candidates for state elective office failed to file the required financial disclosure statement by the July 18 deadline.

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Business Journal

Abercrombie campaign for Hawaii governor creates jobs ... on the Mainland

By now, you've seen the TV commercial for Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie 's re-election campaign in which he plays a cab driver who is thrilled as his two passengers point out good things going on around Oahu.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KITV-TV

New color-coded placards to be posted at Oahu restaurants

The Hawaii State Department of Health will begin posting new color-coded placards at Oahu restaurants starting Monday as part of the state's new "Food Safety Code" signed into law by Gov. Neil Abercrombie earlier this year.

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Instapundit

Republicans Confident about Prospects in Gubernatorial Races

The Republican Governors Association says it plans to spend $100 million in the final 100 days before the November elections.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Some 700 attend opening of new Aiea Public Library

Among them were Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Senate President Donna Mercado Kim, Sen. David Ige, Reps.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hawaii Star

Hawaii Herald launches online edition

The Hawai'i Herald today took a major step forward in its more than thirty year history with the launch of its online edition.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

3 named to fill state board vacancies [The Honolulu Star-Advertiser :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 19--Gov. Neil Abercrombie this week announced the interim appointments of three members to two state boards to fill recent vacancies prompted by a new law requiring public disclosure of financial interests for members of various state boards and commissions.

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KITV-TV

Top fundraisers use TV humor in final weeks of campaign

'This is still about getting people to recognize candidates who are really not that familiar in terms of the office that they're running for,' said KITV4 political analyst Neal Milner.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

SFGate

Schatz, Hanabusa size up records in Hawaii debate

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz and U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa argued over who has achieved a better record in Congress as the Democrats faced off in their final debate before the primary election.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Edwin Taira to represent Big Island on Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation board

Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Wednesday announced the nominations of Jonathan Scheuer to the Land Use Commission, as well as Rona Fukumoto and Edwin Taira to the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, effective immediately.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

National Journal

How Ethnicity Weighs on Hawaii's Democratic Primary

The first image many Hawaii voters saw from Brian Schatz this election year was of his Chinese father-in-law, sitting at the kitchen table, helping the senator's half-Chinese daughter make dumplings.

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Government Technology

Hawaii Gubernatorial Candidate Talks Obamacare, State Tech Issues

With almost 30 years of public service as a state lawmaker under his belt, Hawaii Sen. David Ige, D-Pearl City, has weathered a litany of political issues in the Aloha State.

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Fox News

Homeless in Hawaii? Lawmaker wants to give you a free flight home

Rep. Rida Cabanilla, D- Ewa Beach, wants Gov. Neil Abercrombie to implement "Return to Home," a pilot program signed into law in June 2013 that set aside $100,000 over three years to buy homeless people from the U.S. mainland one-way airfare home.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Inouye's Chief of Staff Manipulating Governor's Race in Hawaii

Inouye's hatchet man and former Chief of Staff has been using the late senator's machine to manipulate politics in Hawai'i.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KITV-TV

Vacancies on state boards and commissions rise to 26

Senator Maile Shimabukuro authored the bill that requires 15 additional state boards and commissions to make their financial disclosures public.

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Business Journal

O'Neal, Wood named to Hawaii State Ethics Commission

Gov. Neil Abercrombie has appointed David O'Neal , general manager of the Mililani Town Association, and Melinda Wood , a grants development specialist for the East-West Center, to the Hawaii State Ethics Commission.

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