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A call to action

  • DENNIS ODA / doda@staradvertiser.com

    Gov. Neil Abercrombie delivered his State of the State address Tuesday in the House Chamber of the state Capitol. Abercrombie's most urgent call was for early childhood education, which he described as the "greatest unfunded liability question of all."

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    Gov. Neil Abercrombie gives the State of the State Address in the Hawaii State Capitol, House Chambers. Gov. Abercrombie gives his wife, Dr. Nancie Caraway a kiss before he gives his state of the state address.
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    Gov. Neil Abercrombie gives the State of the State Address in the Hawaii State Capitol, House Chambers. This is Gov. Abercrombie getting a lei as he is introduced and enters the House Chambers.
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    Gov. Neil Abercrombie gives the State of the State Address in the Hawaii State Capitol, House Chambers. Gov. Abercrombie acknoldges the crowd after giving his state of the state address.
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    Gov. Neil Abercrombie gives the State of the State Address in the Hawaii State Capitol, House Chambers. These are some of the VIP's sitting on the House floor including former governors (right to left, front) Gov. George Ariyoshi and his wife Jean, Gov. John Waihee and his wife, Lynne and Gov. Ben Cayetano (did not see Gov. Linda Lingle).
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    Gov. Neil Abercrombie gives the State of the State Address in the Hawaii State Capitol, House Chambers. These are some of the VIP's sitting on the House floor.
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    Gov. Neil Abercrombie gives the State of the State Address in the Hawaii State Capitol, House Chambers. The audience filled the seats listening to the governor.
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    Gov. Neil Abercrombie gives the State of the State Address in the Hawaii State Capitol, House Chambers. The senate members are seated in the center in front of the podium where the governor is giving his state of the state address.
  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    In his State of the State address, Gov. Neil Abercrombie said ending the state’s dependence on imported oil would require an equal commitment from everyone, and asked lawmakers to embrace liquefied natural gas as an alternative that could reduce energy costs. Pictured behind Abercrombie are Senate President Donna Mercado Kim, left, House Speaker Joe Souki, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui, Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald and OHA Chairwoman Colette Y. Machado.

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