Brian Schatz

Hawaii Declares State of Emergency over Zika, Dengue

Hawaii’s governor David Ige declared a state of emergency for mosquito-borne illnesses on Sunday, including Zika and dengue fever. The latter has been an especially urgent concern, with over 250 confirmed cases of dengue reported during the current outbreak.

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Hawaii Lt. Gov. Appointed to Inouye Senate Seat

On Wednesday, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced the appointment of his Lt. Governor, Brian Schatz, to succeed the late Daniel Inouye in the U.S. Senate. Schatz will serve until a special election is held in 2014. Other candidates for the senate

Hawaii Lt. Gov. Appointed to Inouye Senate Seat

Hawaii Lieutenant Gov. Picked to Fill Senate Seat

(AP) – Hawaii Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz on Wednesday was appointed the state’s next U.S. senator, bucking the dying wishes of U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye to win the support of Gov. Neil Abercrombie.Schatz, a 40-year-old former nonprofit CEO who ran

Hawaii Lieutenant Gov. Picked to Fill Senate Seat