Party identification has increasingly become a significant way that people assess character.
UPDATED 12/24/12 2 p.m. A whole bunch of Hawaii Democrats, that's who. Civil Beat handicaps the appointment of Inouye's successor.
Hawaii Democrats quietly talking about succession for the senator and governor. It's not a deep bench.
UPDATED* Investigative committee says Hawaii lawmaker's actions "direct, serious or egregious" violation of party bylaws.
Hawaii’s Democratic and Republican parties are in much better fiscal shape compared to last year.
Governor fires up Hawaii Democrats, demands all CD2 candidates participate in convention forum.
Legislative candidates may be able to pull papers starting Friday.
With 2012 nearing, Lingle and other party leaders say Hawaii Republicans have lost confidence in their party chair.
Hawaii Republican leader cites gap in urging financial support for 2012.