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Senate rejects Nahale-a for second UH regent term

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alapaki Nahale-a, center, was comforted by supporters Tuesday after being voted down inside the Senate chambers at the state Capitol. The state Senate voted 13-12 to reject Nahale-a for a second term on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents, where he has been serving as chair since July.
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Alapaki Nahale-a, center, was comforted by supporters Tuesday after being voted down inside the Senate chambers at the state Capitol. The state Senate voted 13-12 to reject Nahale-a for a second term on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents, where he has been serving as chair since July.

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alapaki Nahale-a, right, spoke to supporters Tuesday after being voted down in the Senate at the state Capitol. Nahale-a was joined in the Senate chamber by approximately 70 supporters, many dressed in red to represent Hawaii island.
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Alapaki Nahale-a, right, spoke to supporters Tuesday after being voted down in the Senate at the state Capitol. Nahale-a was joined in the Senate chamber by approximately 70 supporters, many dressed in red to represent Hawaii island.

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alapaki Nahale-a, center, was comforted by supporters Tuesday after being voted down inside the Senate chambers at the state Capitol. The state Senate voted 13-12 to reject Nahale-a for a second term on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents, where he has been serving as chair since July.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alapaki Nahale-a, right, spoke to supporters Tuesday after being voted down in the Senate at the state Capitol. Nahale-a was joined in the Senate chamber by approximately 70 supporters, many dressed in red to represent Hawaii island.