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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

East-West Center to receive $3.4M from state of Hawaii, U.S. State Department for campus upgrades

Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released $1.7 million in state funds for repairs and upgrades to the East-West Center's campus next to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a matching federal grant from the U.S. Department of State will double the amount available for the work to $3.4 million, the governor's office said Friday .

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18 hrs ago | KITV-TV

HTA cautiously optimistic about tourism in 2015

Surf, sun and sand. Millions of people come to Hawaii every year for the three Ss.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

FEMA denies Hawaii's post-storm disaster request

The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday denied Hawaii's request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Iselle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, FEMA, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, Weather

KITV-TV

Judge dismisses ACLU lawsuit over Hawaii election

The Hawaii Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit seeking to allow voters on the storm-damaged Big Island to vote.

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Related Topix: ACLU, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, Pahoa, HI

Washington Post

The Fix: Tom Corbett's poll numbers are epically bad

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett speaks at Dow Chemical's research-and-development facility in Collegeville, Pa., in 2013.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News, Franklin & Marshall College, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Neil Abercrombie, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

Undersea power cable project not part of Hawaiian Electric's new plan

Checking out Hawaiian Electric Co.' s Ward Avenue facility are, from left, Daniel Kamai Sutton, fleet services supervisor; Gilbert Yoshida, automotive foreman; President and CEO Richard Rosenblum; and Stuart Suemoto, fleet coordinator.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Samoa News

Eni medivaced to Honolulu Thursday...

Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, and Rev. Asiata Fouvale along with members of Faleomavaega's family and staff depart the tarmac following a brief prayer, before the Congressman was taken onboard the military flight yesterday to be flown to Honolulu for medical treatment.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Eni Faleomavaega, Democrat, Tripler Army Medical Center, US Military, US Army, US Politics, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie

AmmoLand

Hawaii Rifle Association 2014 Primary Election Legislative Report

Go to http://hawaii.gov/elections/results/2014/primary/ for the Elections Commission complete result.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Hurricane, Hurricane Iselle, Weather, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, Kaneohe, HI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

University of Hawaii System receives $39M for capital improvements

The University of Hawaii will receive $39 million in state funds for capital improvement projects at several campuses across the state, including $29 million for projects and improvements at the Manoa and Hilo campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hilo, HI, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, University of Hawaii Manoa

West Hawaii Today

Storm drains state's disaster fund

The state of Hawaii depleted its Major Disaster Fund in response to Tropical Storm Iselle, according to a Thursday letter sent by Gov. Neil Abercrombie to President Barack Obama seeking federal assistance.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, Barack Obama, Hawaii County, HI

National Journal

Throwback Senators: The Must-Have 2014 Campaign Accessory

From a father in Arkansas to the "Alaskan of the Century," former senators have played important roles in numerous 2014 campaigns.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Tom Coburn, Representative James Lankford, Republican

The Wave

John Phillips: Victimized by coalition politics

Hawaii State Sen. David Ige, right, waves to his supporters and thanks Gov. Neil Abercrombie, right, who promised his support, Aug. 9, in Honolulu.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KITV-TV

Former Big Island House member Bob Herkes dies

Former Big Island Rep. Bob Herkes has died, according to a press release by the Hawaii House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Hawaii County, HI, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, Hilo, HI

The Honolulu Advertiser

Governor seeks disaster declaration

The governor also asked the federal government to expedite the request due to the large economic impact on the Puna area, said Shelly Kunishige, spokeswoman for the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.

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KITV-TV

ACLU files lawsuit challenging Big Island special election

Pahoa residents and the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai'i Foundation filed a lawsuit Thursday asking the State Supreme Court to allow any registered voter affected Tropical Storm Iselle to cast a vote that will be included in the August 2014 primary results.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Hawaii Jewish senator survives primary

The victory, which was declared Aug. 15 following a six-day delay in the completion of the statewide vote, likely clears the way for Schatz to remain in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Iselle, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie

Wed Aug 20, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Primary concludes with losses for two incumbents

Hawaii Island voters may like their Hawaii County Council member, but they are not always fond of their state representative.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Hawaii's film industry likely featured as cover story for Midwest AAA magazine

The "Hawaii Five-0 cast, from left, Scott Caan as Danny "Danno" Williams, Alex O'Loughlin as Steve McGarrett, Daniel Dae Kim as Chin Ho Kelly, Grace Park as Kono Kalakaua and Chi McBride as Capt.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Alex O'Loughlin, Daniel Dae Kim, Hot Chicks, Grace Park, Television, CBS, Media, Showtime Networks

KITV-TV

Hanabusa not challenging Primary Election results

"Though I will not be challenging the results of this election, I remain very concerned about the public's confidence and trust in our election process.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat

New York Daily News

Ferguson is of many times governors used National Guard

State chief executives have a long history of summoning the National Guard to help quell significant local emergencies.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas

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