Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa joined Elemental Excelerator for the Earth Day Energy Summit on April 20 at Washington Place, as changemakers, entrepreneurs, artists and cultural leaders gathered for a day of dialogue, festivities and action. The event marked 10 years since the signing of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative in 2008 to galvanize action and fulfill
Colleen Hanabusa is running on the issues, her record, and her proven success as an effective leader. The Congresswoman’s principled, experienced leadership has been validated by voters time and again. Contrast that with David Ige.
In a recent interview with Ariyoshi, the 92-year-old, former three-term governor said although he supported Ige against Gov. Neil Abercrombie four years ago, he can’t endorse him this year.
The recent endorsement of Colleen Hanabusa by leading members of the Hawai‘i Senate and House is a clear statement on the strength of Colleen Hanabusa’s leadership, in stark contrast to the weak relationship David Ige and his administration have built – or neglected to build – with the Legislature throughout his first term. These legislators
“Our experience in Hawaii has shown that we can place common sense limits on gun sales, demonstrate our respect for gun owners, and, most importantly, help ensure the safety of our residents,” Hanabusa wrote…
“Hawai‘i’s heart is broken this morning as we learn of the passing of one of Hawai‘i’s greatest statesmen. He represented everything that was good in all of us. He represented that which is Hawai‘i…”
Are there downsides to a low unemployment rate? In Hawaii, which has the United States’ lowest jobless rate at a minuscule 2.1 percent, the answer is yes. Employers are frustrated by their inability to find workers. And unfilled jobs may be slowing the state’s economic growth.
“Long overdue, today is the culmination of a debate we have been having for a very long time. Signing H.B. 2739, the ‘Our Care, Our Choice Act,’ was the right thing to do, and our state elected officials are to be commended for reaching consensus…”
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Locals 1186, 1260 and 1357 today endorsed Colleen Hanabusa for governor of Hawai‘i. Taken together, this is the gubernatorial candidate’s eighth endorsement since formally announcing her bid for the governor’s office on Jan. 8.