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Final debates cover taxes, style

Democratic candidates David Ige and Neil Abercrombie press their cases in two in-person jousting matches held on Hawaii island

By Derrick DePledge

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

~~<p>KAILUA-KONA &raquo; In their final face-to-face encounters before the Demo&shy;cratic primary, Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige on Tuesday quarreled over taxes, preschool and leadership style but did not identify any new policy differences that might help voters choose between them.</p>
<p>In a debate sponsored by AARP Hawaii on Tuesday morning at the King Kame&shy;ha&shy;meha Kona Beach Hotel, and in a forum before the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday evening at Kealakehe High School, the two Demo&shy;crats had limited success in drawing each other out on policy.</p>
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KAILUA-KONA » In their final face-to-face encounters before the Demo­cratic primary, Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige on Tuesday quarreled over taxes, preschool and leadership style but did not identify any new policy differences that might help voters choose between them.

In a debate sponsored by AARP Hawaii on Tuesday morning at the King Kame­ha­meha Kona Beach Hotel, and in a forum before the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday evening at Kealakehe High School, the two Demo­crats had limited success in drawing each other out on policy. Login for more...



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