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Governor gets personal in new video

Abercrombie's campaign effort avoids politics as it attempts to demonstrate his connection to the state

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 06, 2014

~~<p>A new campaign video offers a personal look at Gov. Neil Abercrombie, from his first impression of Hawaii when he arrived as a university teaching assistant in 1959 to his fondness for Japanese cinema and Hawaiian music to his emotional bond with Agnes &quot;Aggie&quot; Kalaniho&lsquo;okaha Cope, his hanai mother.</p>
<p>&quot;Bucket of Stars,&quot; a 15-minute video by filmmaker Edgy Lee, features testimonials about the governor from his wife, Nancie Caraway, and several of his friends and political allies, including Honolulu City Councilwoman Ann Kobayashi and former Gov. John Waihee.</p>
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A new campaign video offers a personal look at Gov. Neil Abercrombie, from his first impression of Hawaii when he arrived as a university teaching assistant in 1959 to his fondness for Japanese cinema and Hawaiian music to his emotional bond with Agnes "Aggie" Kalaniho‘okaha Cope, his hanai mother.

"Bucket of Stars," a 15-minute video by filmmaker Edgy Lee, features testimonials about the governor from his wife, Nancie Caraway, and several of his friends and political allies, including Honolulu City Councilwoman Ann Kobayashi and former Gov. John Waihee. Login for more...



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