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Hawaii congressional race is a contrast in style

Hawaii congressional race is a contrast in style

By Mark Niesse
The Associated Press

Djou: Photo provided by www.djou.com. Hanabusa: Photo provided by www.hanabusa2010.com

HONOLULU (AP)—Both come from families of immigrants. Both grew up in Hawaii. Both are lawyers who rose to power in elected office.

Despite their similar backgrounds, Republican Charles Djou and Democrat Colleen Hanabusa couldn’t appear more different in their congressional contest this fall, with Djou decrying out-of-control government spending and Hanabusa defending federal programs meant to create jobs.

The victor in their tight race will represent Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District of urban Honolulu following the Nov. 2 election. Read the full story

Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 44 | 10/30-11/5Comments (1)

Aug. 7: Colleen Hanabusa in Seattle for fundraiser

Aug. 7: Colleen Hanabusa in Seattle for fundraiser

From left: Nancy Chiue, Albert Shen, Colleen Hanabusa, and U.S. Congressman Jay Inslee

Colleen Hanabusa, a Democratic member of the Hawaii State Senate, is running for U.S. Congress. There was a fundraiser in Seattle at the Madison 100 Hotel in her honor. Approximately 50 people attended, and $12,000–$15,000 was raised. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 36 | 9/4-9/10Comments (0)


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