October 21st, 2012
05:27 PM ET
2 years ago

Hawaii: The state that doesn't vote

Lahaina, Hawaii (CNN) – Elle Cochran grew up far too enchanted by Maui's rocky coastline and beach-bum lifestyle to care a thing about politics and voting.

"You get up, work, go to the beach, sleep - and do it again," she said of life on this Hawaiian island, which, of course, is known for its surf. "It's just this routine."

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Filed under: 2012 • Hawaii
Alaska Republican backs Hawaii Democrat for Senate
July 25th, 2012
07:11 AM ET
2 years ago

Alaska Republican backs Hawaii Democrat for Senate

(CNN) - Longtime Republican Rep. Don Young of Alaska on Tuesday made a rarely-seen move by crossing party lines to endorse a Hawaii Democrat in her U.S. Senate bid.

Young, the sole representative from Alaska, taped a video with three-term Rep. Mazie Hirono to offer his support as Hirono competes in the Democratic primary.
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Filed under: Alaska • Congress • Hawaii
Romney says mahalo for Hawaii victory
March 14th, 2012
12:15 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney says mahalo for Hawaii victory

(CNN) – While he may have lost two big primaries in the South, Mitt Romney's campaign touted his Tuesday win in Hawaii's caucuses.

"From one end of America to the other, the voters have spoken," the candidate said in a statement released by his campaign Wednesday. "And what they have said is that they want to send a conservative businessman to the White House."
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Filed under: 2012 • Hawaii • Mitt Romney
BREAKING: CNN projects Romney to win Hawaii caucus
March 14th, 2012
04:42 AM ET
3 years ago

BREAKING: CNN projects Romney to win Hawaii caucus

(CNN) - Mitt Romney will win Tuesday's Republican caucus in Hawaii, CNN projects.


Filed under: 2012 • Hawaii • Mitt Romney
Live blog of Election Day
March 13th, 2012
04:59 PM ET
3 years ago

Live blog of Election Day

(CNN) - Voters in four states cast ballot Tuesday for the Republican presidential nomination, with Rick Santorum winning the largest contests in Alabama and Mississippi. The four Republican presidential candidates, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former Sen. Santorum of Pennsylvania, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rep. Ron Paul of Texas battled for 110 total delegates in Alabama, Mississippi, Hawaii and American Samoa.

Below is reporting from our producers and correspondents. Follow real time results at CNNPolitics.com. Read more here.

11:51 p.m. ET - @crowleyCNN: Mothership is full of chatter that GOP headed for brokered convention. I'm not there yet.

11:50 p.m. ET - @PeterHambyCNN: Newt adviser floats me idea of a Santorum-Gingrich ticket: "Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum would be a powerful team against Barack Obama."

11:48 p.m. ET - @stevebruskCNN: Latest CNN delegate estimate: Romney 480, Santorum 234, Gingrich 139, Paul 66

11:40 p.m. ET - @DWSTweets: Wasn’t for a lack of trying—Romney had a huge spending advantage over his rivals, which he used to carpet-bomb them with negative ads.
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Filed under: 2012 • Alabama • Hawaii • Mississippi • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum • Ron Paul
Santorum sends daughter to campaign in Hawaii
March 10th, 2012
06:15 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum sends daughter to campaign in Hawaii

(CNN) - For Rick Santorum's team, the campaign trail just got a few thousand miles longer - and slightly more tropical.

The candidate's eldest child, Elizabeth, 20, will go to Hawaii to stump for her dad ahead of the state's caucuses next week, Santorum announced Saturday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Hawaii • Rick Santorum
Paul says aloha to Hawaii with new ad
March 7th, 2012
02:57 PM ET
3 years ago

Paul says aloha to Hawaii with new ad

(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, who has yet to win a contest in the GOP nominating process, will release a new television ad in Hawaii ahead of the state's caucuses next week.

His campaign announced the 30-second spot, "Plan," on Wednesday, saying the ad's "upbeat and hopeful" tone aims to focus on Paul's economic recovery goals.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Hawaii • Ron Paul
President Obama visits Pearl Harbor memorial
December 30th, 2011
08:04 AM ET
3 years ago

President Obama visits Pearl Harbor memorial

Honolulu (CNN) – President Barack Obama has now done what every president since Franklin D. Roosevelt has done - visited the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

Accompanied by his wife, Obama Thursday marked this year's 70th anniversary of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attacks by laying a wreath inside the memorial and scattering white, yellow and purple flower petals in the water above the wrecked ship.

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Filed under: Hawaii • President Obama
Obama pushes trans-Pacific trade deal at APEC
November 12th, 2011
08:33 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama pushes trans-Pacific trade deal at APEC

Honolulu, Hawaii (CNN) - President Barack Obama, in Hawaii for a weekend economic conference, said Saturday that leaders of nine nations have agreed on the "broad outlines" of a trans-Pacific free trade agreement.

The United States has been negotiating with Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Vietnam, Chile and Peru to develop the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which officials have said could eventually expand to include other nations.

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Filed under: 2012 • Hawaii • President Obama
Exhibition celebrates work of Obama's mother
November 12th, 2011
11:18 AM ET
3 years ago

Exhibition celebrates work of Obama's mother

Honolulu, Hawaii (CNN) - In her own right, Ann Dunham, the mother of U.S. President Barack Obama, lived an accomplished, international life that began in white-bread Kansas, weaved through Asia-light Hawaii and wound up in Indonesia.

Now an exhibition celebrating her life in the world's most populous Muslim nation is opening in Hawaii featuring her personal art and artifact collection.

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Filed under: Hawaii • Obama family • President Obama
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