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Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced he is seeking applicants to the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission (NHRC).  Act 195 gives the Governor the power to appoint a five-member Native Hawaiian Roll Commission that will build the foundation for self-determination.

Governor seeking applications to Native Hawaiian Roll Commission

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced he is seeking applicants to the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission (NHRC). Act 195 gives the Governor the power to appoint a five-member Native Hawaiian Roll Commission that will build the foundation for self-determination.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon signed into law House Bill 1342, the first step in expanding broadband, or ultra high-speed Internet access, in Hawai'i. Broadband expansion would allow businesses, organizations, government, universities, colleges and citizens of Hawai'i to utilize internet services that require the transfer of large amounts of data that may not be technically feasible with Hawai'i’s current broadband connectivity.

Governor Abercrombie signs bill targeting broadband infrastructure improvements

Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon signed into law House Bill 1342, the first step in expanding broadband, or ultra high-speed Internet access, in Hawai’i. Broadband expansion would allow businesses, organizations, government, universities, colleges and citizens of Hawai’i to utilize internet services that require the transfer of large amounts of data that may not be technically […]

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Moving forward on his plan to invest in young children, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced Terry Lock as the Governor’s Early Childhood Coordinator. Lock has over 35 years of field experience in early childhood education and family and community work. She currently serves as Director of Community-Based Early Childhood Division of Kamehameha Schools.

Governor appoints Lock as Early Childhood Coordinator

Moving forward on his plan to invest in young children, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced Terry Lock as the Governor’s Early Childhood Coordinator. Lock has over 35 years of field experience in early childhood education and family and community work. She currently serves as Director of Community-Based Early Childhood Division of Kamehameha Schools.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie released funding for the a number of capital improvement projects as a part of his New Day Work Projects to create jobs and stimulate the economy. These projects are aimed at improving and/or constructing learning facilities and campus environments within the Department of Education and the University of Hawai'i.

Governor Abercrombie releases millions of dollars for Big Island projects

Governor Neil Abercrombie released funding for the a number of capital improvement projects as a part of his New Day Work Projects to create jobs and stimulate the economy. These projects are aimed at improving and/or constructing learning facilities and campus environments within the Department of Education and the University of Hawai’i.

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“Without accusations and confrontation, the state and six of the seven bargaining units of the Hawai'i Government Employees Association have come to an agreement that brings an end to Furlough Fridays and produces the savings needed to help balance the budget in our financial plan.

Gov. Abercrombie on the HGEA ratification vote

“Without accusations and confrontation, the state and six of the seven bargaining units of the Hawai’i Government Employees Association have come to an agreement that brings an end to Furlough Fridays and produces the savings needed to help balance the budget in our financial plan.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie delivers a second weekly address as he talks about his appointees for the Board of Education.

Gov Abercrombie’s second weekly message

Governor Neil Abercrombie delivers a second weekly address as he talks about his appointees for the Board of Education.

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My Administration has put forward a budget plan that will boost our economic recovery, improve how government works, and move Hawai'i in a new economic, social, and educational direction. We can and must do these things, even in these challenging fiscal times—but we will do so only if we have the will. Talking about it and wishing for it will not do it.

A message from Governor Neil Abercrombie

My Administration has put forward a budget plan that will boost our economic recovery, improve how government works, and move Hawai’i in a new economic, social, and educational direction. We can and must do these things, even in these challenging fiscal times—but we will do so only if we have the will. Talking about it […]

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Gov. Abercrombie on his 100th day in office

Gov. Abercrombie on his 100th day in office

MEDIA RELEASE In the last 100 days we have seen the first glimpses of what cooperation and a functioning government can do for the people of Hawaiˈi. For example, working together we: Developed and launched an unprecedented public-private partnership to transform government through technology. Cooperated with public sector unions to put thousands of federally funded […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today signed a State of Disaster Proclamation after learning of millions of dollars in damages as a result of the tsunami that swept through the islands earlier this morning.  The proclamation is the first step in the process of seeking and receiving federal funds to recover and rebuild.

Gov. Abercrombie signs state of disaster proclamation

Governor Neil Abercrombie today signed a State of Disaster Proclamation after learning of millions of dollars in damages as a result of the tsunami that swept through the islands earlier this morning. The proclamation is the first step in the process of seeking and receiving federal funds to recover and rebuild.

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Democrats take back Washington Place as Aiona falls to 10-term former Congressman

Election 2010: Abercrombie takes governor’s seat

Democrats take back Washington Place as Aiona falls to 10-term former Congressman

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Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce, Kohala Coast Resort Association, Kona Outdoor Circle, Community Enterprises-Kona Town Meetings, LAVA 105 radio are sponsoring candidate forums. August 26, Thursday, Governor Forum, Kealakehe High, 6 p.m. til 8 p.m. August 31, Tuesday, County Council Candidate Forum, 6 p.m. til 8 p.m.

Candidate forums coming up in Kona (Aug 26, Aug 31)

Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce, Kohala Coast Resort Association, Kona Outdoor Circle, Community Enterprises-Kona Town Meetings, LAVA 105 radio are sponsoring candidate forums. August 26, Thursday, Governor Forum, Kealakehe High, 6 p.m. til 8 p.m. August 31, Tuesday, County Council Candidate Forum, 6 p.m. til 8 p.m.

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The following is the text of Governor Lingle's remarks on the nomination of Judge Katherine Leonard as Chief Justice.

    Nominating someone to be the next Chief Justice of the Hawai‘i Supreme Court is a responsibility and privilege I have thought deeply about over the past 30 days.

    I want to thank the Judicial Selection Commission for forwarding to me a list of extremely qualified candidates, and I want to thank the candidates for being willing to serve the people of Hawai‘i in such a demanding and important leadership position.

Governor Linda Lingle’s nomination of Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice

The following is the text of Governor Lingle’s remarks on the nomination of Judge Katherine Leonard as Chief Justice. Nominating someone to be the next Chief Justice of the Hawai‘i Supreme Court is a responsibility and privilege I have thought deeply about over the past 30 days. I want to thank the Judicial Selection Commission […]

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Governor Linda Lingle has released $10,000,000 to the University of Hawai‘i for renovations to Hawai‘i Community College’s Manono Campus in East Hawai‘i and development of the University of Hawai‘i Center at West Hawai‘i’s new campus at Palamanui.

Governor Lingle releases $10M to upgrade Big Island college campuses

Governor Linda Lingle has released $10,000,000 to the University of Hawai‘i for renovations to Hawai‘i Community College’s Manono Campus in East Hawai‘i and development of the University of Hawai‘i Center at West Hawai‘i’s new campus at Palamanui.

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Public-private partnership between state, teachers and major banks in Hawaii make deal possible to return 171,000 students to school next year

The end of furlough Fridays in public schools

Public-private partnership between state, teachers and major banks in Hawaii make deal possible to return 171,000 students to school next year

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