Just a short note that Brian Schatz has been named to the U.S. Senate by Hawaii Governor Abercrombie.
The news was just announced, so details and links will follow as available.
Brian Schatz has been Lt. Governor, under Neil Abercrombie. His name was one of three put forward by the Hawaii Democratic Committee. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, who had been named by the late Sen Inouye as his choice for a replacement, was also on the list.