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U.S. Rep. Hanabusa formally announces she will challenge U.S. Sen. Schatz in the Democratic primary next year.
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Senate reconsiders and kills super PAC disclosure bill after the House rejects a similar bill favored by senators.
U.S. Rep. Hanabusa has decided on a Democratic primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Schatz next year, a source says.
House members pass a bill that would prohibit employers from asking employees or applicants to disclose social media usernames and passwords
Senators approve a bill to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $9.25 by 2016 and then tie the wage to the consumer price index.
Senators move an anti-paparazzi bill requested by Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler.
Woodson is former president of Young Democrats of Hawaii and was among seven who applied for the vacancy.
Sources say Gov. Neil Abercrombie has appointed Justin Woodson to House seat vacated by appointment of Gil Keith-Agaran to Senate.
Senate Democrats announce updated committee assignments. Schatz will sit on Commerce, Energy and Indian Affairs committees ...
Tsutsui: Establishing an office on Maui played an important part in his decision to accept the job.
Maui Democrats will meet and recommend three names as potential successors to Tsutsui in the Senate. Abercrombie will make final selection.
Abercrombie: "I'm looking forward, too, to the scramble in the Senate." Chamber will have to re-organize.
Abercrombie says Tsutsui will be working out of Maui and Oahu, officially. Plans include opening an LG office on Maui.
Gov. Abercrombie introduces Senate President Shan Tsutsui as new appointee to lieutenant governor, succeeding Brian Schatz.
Sources confirm Senate President Shan Tsutsui has accepted the Lt. Gov. post. Governor to make announcement official within minutes.
Senate President Shan Tsutsui is in line for Lt Gov, followed by House Speaker Calvin Say. Say confirms he was never called re: Lt Gov job.
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