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"Act 55" relies largely on the governor's appointees for oversight. Image courtesy US Senate.
State of Hawaii’s Credit Rating Strong
November 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The State of Hawaii’s “AA/AA/Aa2” credit rating was reaffirmed by three major credit agencies, says Governor Abercrombie.


Governor Abercrombie's trip to Japan, Okinawa, and China included a visit with the China National Tourism Administration. Photo Courtesy, State of Hawai'i, Office of the Governor.
Abercrombie Concludes Asia Trip
October 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, Maui News
 

Governor Neil Abercrombie returns to Hawai’i on Thursday (Oct. 20, 2011) after nearly two-weeks in Asia, where he participated in meetings aimed at strengthening relationships in Tokyo, Okinawa, and Beijing.


Governor Neil Abercrombie must now choose Senator Inouye's successor. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Governor’s Chief of Staff and Deputy Resign
October 6th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced a leadership transition for some of his closest staff. Chief of Staff Amy Asselbaye, and Deputy Chief of Staff Andrew Aoki, have both resigned. Bruce Coppa, currently the State’s Comptroller, has since been named the Chief of Staff.


Governor Neil Abercrombie must now choose Senator Inouye's successor. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Abercrombie Signs 15 More Bills into Law
June 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui News
 

Governor Neil Abercrombie signed into law fifteen more measures yesterday, bringing to 146 the number of Acts that have been signed to date.


Whole Foods Maui, file photo.
Whole Foods Maui Honored for Diverting Tons of Trash
April 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Food
 

Whole Foods Maui diverted a total of 34 tons of trash from the landfill since opening its doors last year.


Hāna Highway, Route 360. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hana and Lahainaluna High School included as New Day Work Projects
April 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

More than 50 CIP projects have been initiated as part of the New Day Works program to create jobs and stimulate the economy.


Gov. Neil Abercrombie. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Governor Calls for 10% Spending Reduction
March 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

The Governor is calling for a 10 percent spending reduction for all departments and announced plans to raid the Rainy Day, Hurricane Relief and special funds.


Hoapili Hale, Maui Judicial Building. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Judge Joel August Retires, Wildman Fills Vacancy
March 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui Judge Joel retires today after a full career with the Second Circuit Court that included his rulings in the high profile Hawaii Superferry case.


Governor Neil Abercrombie at Washington Place. File photo courtesy, Office of the Governor.
Governor Signs Bill Outlining Process for Appointed BOE
March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The governor has until April 1, 2011 to submit nominees to the Senate for confirmation this legislative session.


Governor to Sign Bill on Appointment of BOE Members
Governor to Sign Bill on Appointment of BOE Members
March 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The Governor says he will sign the bill on Monday, March 14th, in conjunction with the start of the 2011 Education Week in the Hawaii Senate.