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Some Democratic candidates unhappy with convention rule

There's a dispute among Democrats tonight... Some people are upset they WON'T be able to speak at the upcoming Hawaii democratic Convention in Waikiki.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | April 18

April 18, 1994: The Wood Valley Temple near Pahala attracts one of the largest crowds ever concentrated in one area on the Big Island when the 14th Dalai Lama spoke there on April 17. Editor's note: This list of notable stories featured in West Hawaii Today throughout the years is compiled from West Hawaii Today archives.

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Related Topix: Hawaii, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hawaii Government, Pahala, HI, Hawaii County, HI, Hilo, HI

Business Journal

Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center gets $2M for $12.2M Emergency Department

The Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center recently secured $2 million in capital improvement funds from the state of Hawaii to cover the costs of building a new $12.2 million two-story, 22,000-square-foot Emergency Medical Services Building.

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Lucianne.com

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Half of all foreign doctors in Britain do not have the necessary skills to work here but can practise because the competency exam is too easy, a major study finds.

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Business Journal

Hawaii, others reach deal to preserve 666 acres at Turtle Bay Resort

A $48.5 million deal has been reached to establish a conservation easement on about 666 acres of land at Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu's North Shore, saving portions of this land from future development forever, Hawaii state officials said Thursday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

ABC News

Hawaii Lawmakers Agree to End Police Sex Loophole

House and Senate members are still negotiating on the version of House Bill 1926 they will send to the governor.

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Breitbart.com

Democrat: Voters 'Frustrated and Embarrassed' by Obamacare

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa says her constituents are "frustrated and embarrassed" by Hawaii's failed Obamacare exchange, which cost taxpayers $204 million and signed up only 8,000 people.

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The Wichita Eagle

Governor, but not opponent, to speak to Democrats

In the past the party has allowed top candidates to address convention delegates, but this year, convention organizers gave featured speaking slots to the party's top eight elected officials.

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Lucianne.com

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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