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Al Gore on Climate Change: WeAre Going to Win This Thing

Al Gore on Climate Change: A We Are Going to Win This ThingA Honolulu Civil Beat , by Chad Blair The man who was almost president graced Honolulu with his presence Tuesday and walked us through a "seminar of sustainability."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

Ted Cruz jabs IRS with Homer Simpson's help

The Texas Republican included a clip from The Simpsons - where Homer shouts "Boo" at the Internal Revenue Service building during a visit to Washington - in one of several tweets about the annual deadline to file your taxes.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Tax, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsOK.com

Hawaii, Bali form sister state relationship

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed documents establishing the relationship in his chambers at the state Capitol on Monday, saying both places are often defined by the joy they give to visiting travelers.

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Business Journal

Bill aimed at improving Hawaii agency overseeing Kakaako redevelopment sent to governor's desk

A bill to "reboot" the Hawaii Community Development Authority, the state agency charged with overseeing the redevelopment of Kakaako, seen here in this file photo, has been sent to Gov. Neil Abercrombie for his signature.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Abercrombie casts doubt on Inouye's 'dying wish'

U.S. Sen. Dan Inouye, left, and Gov. Neil Abercrombie have a conversation at the East-West Center after listening to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak at the University of Hawaii ahead of APEC meetings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Daniel Akaka, Hillary Clinton

Sun Apr 13, 2014

News Max

Bill Gives Hawaii Governor Unprecedented Emergency Powers

Hawaii's governor and four county mayors may be granted unprecedented emergency powers during a crisis, such as a natural disaster like the 1992 Hurricane Iniki that hit Kauai and Oahu or a terrorist attack, under the terms of a bill in the state legislature..

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Department of Defense

The Honolulu Advertiser

Minimum wage, kindergarten measures still in play

Hawaii lawmakers are heading into the final stretch of their legislative session, and the fates of many bills have been decided thanks to the passing of a major deadline.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, State Prisons, Halawa Correctional Facility, Prison

Sat Apr 12, 2014

NNDB

Neil Abercrombie

Teacher and state legislator elected to Congress in 1986, succeeding Cecil Heftel , who resigned his Congressional seat to run for Governor of Hawaii.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Neil Abercrombie, Hawaii Government, Hawaii, 2012 Presidential Election, Patriot Act

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

Honolulu ranks No. 1 in U.S. in growth of solar installations

Honolulu ranks No. 1 in a new report by Environment America that looked at comparative growth of solar energy in major cities across the U.S. The report, "Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America's Solar Energy Revolution," found Honolulu to have the highest number of solar installations per capita at 265 watts per person.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaii, Bali to become sister states

Balinese giant effigy locally known as "ogoh-ogoh" that represents evil spirits line up during a parade to celebrate Nyepi, an annual day of silence marking Balinese Hindu new year in Bali, Indonesia on March 29. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Indonesian Consul General Hadi Martono will attend a signing ceremony at the governor's chambers on ... (more)

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Horner's school board nod OK'd amid attacks on his Christian faith

Horner's nomination by Gov. Neil Abercrombie for reappointment to the Board of Education next heads for a full Senate vote, but proved controversial particularly among gay rights activists and atheist groups, who took issue with his Christian faith.

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West Hawaii Today

Aila: Big Island not left in the wake

After suggestions by boaters and users of Honokohau Harbor, a covered area was erected last fall in an area that least impacted daily operations of the harbor.

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KITV-TV

Vote to induct Danny Kaleikini delayed to Friday

A vote to approve a measure to induct long time local entertainer Danny Kaleikini into the Aloha Order of Merit has been delayed until Friday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Journal

Hawaii's Palolo Chinese Home receives state grant for final phase of $7.5M expansion

This rendering shows a renovated building at the Palolo Chinese Home in Honolulu, which is in the midst of completing its $25.5 million master plan campus redevelopment.

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West Hawaii Today

Report: State improves information transparency

Rebounding from an "F" in government transparency last year, Hawaii this year has attained a "C" grade as the second most improved state in the nation, according to a "Following the Money" study released Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

SFGate

Hawaii lawmakers plow through mountain of bills

Hawaii lawmakers plowed through a mountain of bills Tuesday in advance of a legislative deadline, moving swiftly through their work until they hit a sex education bill that drew criticism from gay rights opponents and generated a salty debate in the state House.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Governor, 3 GOP congressmenat odds over Health Connector

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.; U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; and U.S. Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla.; sent letters in March to Hawaii and nine other states and the District of Columbia complaining of potential security lapses during the rollout of health care exchanges like the Hawaii Health Connector in the federal Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, Republican, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative James Lankford

Fri Apr 04, 2014

STAR 101.9

Dr. Martin Luther King Assassination Remembered

Governor Neil Abercrombie is inviting Hawaii residents to ring a bell Friday at 6:01 p.m. That was the exact time on this day back in 1968 that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, Martin Luther King, Jr., Honolulu, HI

The Huffington Post

8 Reasons Hawaii Might Elect Charles Djou, A Republican, To Congress

The 2014 election will mark the fourth time in four years that Djou has run for the 1st Congressional District seat representing urban Oahu.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mazie Hirono, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Ed Case

KITV-TV

Charles Djou announces run for Congressional seat

KITV4's Pamela Young reports -- the former Congressman is wasting no time campaigning for his old seat.

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