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Optimism welcome but choose wisely


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 23, 2013

~~<p>Bolstered by indications that Hawaii has returned at last to a healthy economy, Gov. Neil Abercrombie is proposing ambitious changes and growth in several areas while planning significant changes in utility energy sources. The Legislature should follow his path in most directions as long as it can be kept within what he predicts will be &quot;a healthy positive balance.&quot;</p>
<p>&quot;Tourism numbers and profits are on a steady rise, construction is vigorous and growing and unemployment is back down to the low rates that we enjoyed before the recession,&quot; Abercrombie told legislators Tuesday in his annual State of the State address.</p>
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Bolstered by indications that Hawaii has returned at last to a healthy economy, Gov. Neil Abercrombie is proposing ambitious changes and growth in several areas while planning significant changes in utility energy sources. The Legislature should follow his path in most directions as long as it can be kept within what he predicts will be "a healthy positive balance."

"Tourism numbers and profits are on a steady rise, construction is vigorous and growing and unemployment is back down to the low rates that we enjoyed before the recession," Abercrombie told legislators Tuesday in his annual State of the State address. Login for more...



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