governor's limited success with kanaka maoli bill

Each state in the United States has a governor - Linda Lingle fills that role in Hawai'i and is that rare bird in the Aloha state - a republican. Governor's success limited in Washington - The Honolulu Advertiser - Hawaii's Newspaper: "But although it is clear from Lingle's calendar that she and her staff have met frequently with the president, vice president and Cabinet officials, she has enjoyed only limited success in pushing the Native Hawaiian agenda. "