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  • The Projector: Pictures From Hawaii’s Dramatic Primary Election Day

    · By PF Bentley





    The Stage Is Set On Aug. 9, the primary night staging was ready downstairs at Ward Warehouse, which was the site of Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s re-election campaign headquarters.

    KITV’s Little Fans On a very hot and humid afternoon, television reporter Andrew Pereira gets fanned by two Abercrombie staff members as he prepares for his live 5 p.m. broadcast.

    The Guv Greets Knowing that surveys showed him far behind, Gov. Abercrombie told campaign workers he’d return in the evening to address them — after actual

  • Hawaii Governor: Ige Wins It Big!

    · By Chad Blair

    State Sen. David Ige has won a historic victory in the Hawaii governor’s race, knocking out Gov. Neil Abercrombie in an unprecedented defeat for an incumbent governor.

    Ige defeated Abercrombie 66 percent to 31 percent, according to the 3:25 a.m. results posted early Sunday.

    The Associated Press called the race for Ige at about 7:45 p.m. and news outlets began declaring victory for the state senator soon after.

    The governor conceded the race not long after 9 p.m.

    Left to Right: Nancie Caraway, Dawn Ige, Sen. David Ige and Gov. Neil Abercrombie

  • David Ige’s Leadership Style: State Senator Wants To Be Honest, Open, Fair, No Ego

    · By Chad Blair

    In late April, in the final days of the Hawaii Legislature’s 2014 session, Gov. Neil Abercrombie suddenly dropped a bombshell on legislators.

    The administration had brokered a deal for the state to conserve more than 600 acres of Turtle Bay Resort land that was slated for development.

    There was just one problem: Abercrombie did not explain how the state would come up with the $40 million required to seal the deal.

    Many legislators were shocked by the governor’s action.

    While they were generally supportive of the deal for Turtle Bay on Oahu’s North Shore, they had already largely

  • Moving the Ball: Hawaii Senator Wants Millions More for School Sports

    · By Alia Wong

    Sen. David Ige’s bill would restore funding for DOE athletics programs.