In 2006, the former congressman was the only member of the U.S. House to vote against a resolution restricting funding to a Palestinian government controlled by Hamas.
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Hawaiian Airlines Pilots To Picket
Hawaiian Airlines pilots plan to picket again at Honolulu International Airport on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to protest the pace of contract talks with the airline.
Hawaii And FBI Gun Database
Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere in the country.
Sports Authority Closing All Stores
The 463-store chain announced it is completely shutting down. It operates eight stores in Hawaii, including four on Oahu.
Many of the costs the state pays aren’t detailed in budget documents. And the expense is not the only issue.