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Hawaii lawmakers used to hearing about potential conflicts

| | Dec 11 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are used to hearing the criticism that they often vote in their own interests. Most work outside jobs, and bills often come up that could benefit their sources of income.

  1. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Jean Sadako King, the first woman elected lieutenant governor in Hawaii, has died. She was 87.

  2. Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:06am

    School superintendent, principal among 4 charged in rape case

  3. Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:06am

    School superintendent, principal among 4 charged in rape case

  4. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Jean Sadako King, the first woman elected lieutenant governor in Hawaii, has died. She was 87.

  5. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Pushing back hard, President Barack Obama forcefully defended the temporary agreement to freeze Iran’s disputed nuclear program on Monday, declaring that the United States “cannot close the door on diplomacy.”

  6. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    HARTFORD, Conn. — In fifth grade, Adam Lanza wrote a book that included tales of children being slaughtered and a son shooting his mother in the head.

  7. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    DALLAS — A winter storm blamed for at least 10 fatal accidents in the West and Texas threatens to dampen the Thanksgiving holiday for millions of Americans traveling this week.

  8. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    DALLAS — A winter storm blamed for at least 10 fatal accidents in the West and Texas threatens to dampen the Thanksgiving holiday for millions of Americans traveling this week.

  9. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Pushing back hard, President Barack Obama forcefully defended the temporary agreement to freeze Iran’s disputed nuclear program on Monday, declaring that the United States “cannot close the door on diplomacy.”

  10. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    HARTFORD, Conn. — In fifth grade, Adam Lanza wrote a book that included tales of children being slaughtered and a son shooting his mother in the head.

  11. | Posted: Nov 25 2013 - 8:44am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii State Hospital officials are responding to safety concerns raised by employees who were seriously injured from attacks by patients.

  12. | Posted: Nov 25 2013 - 8:44am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii State Hospital officials are responding to safety concerns raised by employees who were seriously injured from attacks by patients.

  13. | Posted: Nov 24 2013 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Public support for the U.S. health- care overhaul fell to its lowest level in a Kaiser Family Foundation survey after the Oct. 1 debut of government-run insurance marketplaces greeted consumers with website outages, higher prices and potentially broken promises.

  14. | Posted: Nov 24 2013 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Public support for the U.S. health- care overhaul fell to its lowest level in a Kaiser Family Foundation survey after the Oct. 1 debut of government-run insurance marketplaces greeted consumers with website outages, higher prices and potentially broken promises.

  15. Posted: Nov 24 2013 - 12:06am

    David Bowden sprays a sealant on wood surfaces as other Lions Club volunteers follow behind with brushes during a service project Saturday morning at Higashihara Park. Rrianna Izawa and Kaelon Beech (below left) and Olivia Maigret and Kristen Hiromasa (below right) help the club during the project. BRAD BALLESTEROS/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY