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Hanohano, under siege, has talking-to

Leaders of the state House meet privately with a legislator accused of racist remarks

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 25, 2014

State Rep. Faye Hano­hano met privately Monday with House leaders to give her side of the controversy that has swirled around her conduct. Hanohano, who had postponed two previously scheduled meetings with House leaders last week, spoke with House Speaker Joseph Souki, House Vice Speaker John Mizuno, House Majority Leader Scott Saiki and others for about a half-hour. Rep. Marcus Oshiro accompanied Hano­hano in what he described as "moral support."

State Rep. Faye Hano­hano met privately Monday with House leaders to give her side of the controversy that has swirled around her conduct.

Hanohano, who had postponed two previously scheduled meetings with House leaders last week, spoke with House Speaker Joseph Souki, House Vice Speaker John Mizuno, House Majority Leader Scott Saiki and others for about a half-hour. Rep. Marcus Oshiro accompanied Hano­hano in what he described as "moral support." Login for more...



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