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Neil A. Abercrombie

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  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Hawaii makes surfing an official sport

    Hawaii makes surfing an official sport
    HONOLULU (Reuters) - Students in Hawaii could soon be competing against other schools in another competitive sport -- surfing. Hawaii, widely considered the birthplace of modern surfing, has adopted a plan to become the first U.S. state to offer the...
  • 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...
  • Oracle CEO Buys 98% of Hawaii's Lana'i Island

    Oracle CEO Buys 98% of Hawaii's Lana'i Island
    Lana'I, Hawaii -- In the game of bragging rights, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison now has one over his fellow billionaire Richard Branson: his private island is bigger. Ellison has bought about 98% of Lana'i, the sixth-largest island in Hawaii -- and one that's...
  • 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...
  • The not-so-simple story of Barack Obama's youth

    The life stories, when the presidential candidate tells them, have a common theme: the quest to belong. A boy wants to find his place in a family where he is visibly different: chubby where others are thin, dark where others are light. A youth living in...
  • Dems bid 'Aloha' to Hawaii--for now

     
    by James Oliphant Not since that spider crawled up Peter Brady's bed has anyone been this nervous about Hawaii. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is was pulling its resources from the state in advance of next week's special election.......
  • 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......
  • Capitol no pathway to the statehouse

     
    by Mike Memoli The headline from Tuesday's primary and run-off elections last night was South Carolina state Rep. Nikki Haley's victory in the GOP gubernatorial primary runoff. With a nod to the history her candidacy represents and in recognition of......