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Neil Abercrombie on Energy & Oil
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)

Senate:

HI 2014: 2014 HI Senate debate


Daniel Akaka on Energy & Oil
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka on other issues.
  • Offered hydrogen and ethanol bills for energy independence. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Colleen Hanabusa on Energy & Oil
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Use HI's solar, wind, wave, and other sustainable assets. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
Mazie Hirono on Energy & Oil
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Ratify Kyoto; raise CAFE and apply to SUVs. (Nov 2006)
  • Increase solar power; wean ourselves from oil. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
Daniel Inouye on Energy & Oil
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 26 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye on other issues.
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Include pickup trucks in CAFE; include hybrids in HOV lanes. (Feb 2002)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Linda Lingle on Energy & Oil
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Transformation for clean energy, not incremental change. (Nov 2010)
  • Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. (Mar 2010)
Eddie Pirkowski on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
  • Desalination plants and ocean floor flow conversion energy. (Jun 2012)
  • Address global warming with cap-and-trade at state level. (Jun 2012)
  • Nuclear plants and oil drilling ok, but at state level. (Jun 2012)
Brian Schatz on Energy & Oil
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
  • FactCheck: Yes, 97% of Greenland ice surface melted in 2012. (Aug 2013)
  • Focus on clean energy and fighting climate change. (Apr 2013)
  • Clean energy with Taiwan; smart grid with Korea. (Dec 2012)
  • Hawai'i is becoming an international leader in clean energy. (Nov 2012)
  • Develop alternative energy to avoid melting polar ice caps. (Oct 2007)

House:


Tulsi Gabbard on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • Tax incentives for wind, solar, biomass and wave energy. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
Colleen Hanabusa on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Use HI's solar, wind, wave, and other sustainable assets. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Energy & Oil
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Transformation for clean energy, not incremental change. (Nov 2010)
  • Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. (Mar 2010)
Mazie Hirono on Energy & Oil
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Ratify Kyoto; raise CAFE and apply to SUVs. (Nov 2006)
  • Increase solar power; wean ourselves from oil. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
Ben Cayetano on Energy & Oil
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Federal tax incentives for energy, with state decisions. (Aug 2001)
Ed Case on Energy & Oil
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Investigate the oil companies & reinstate the CAFE standards. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
Cam Cavasso on Energy & Oil
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Neil Abercrombie on Energy & Oil
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
Ed Case on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Investigate the oil companies & reinstate the CAFE standards. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
Charles Djou on Energy & Oil
Republican (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
  • Only environmentally-sound domestic oil, gas, & nukes. (Nov 2010)
Patsy Mink on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Patsy Mink on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
Cynthia Thielen on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
  • Highlights opposition to Akaka’s support of drilling ANWR. (Sep 2006)
  • We’re missing the wave on ocean energy replacing oil. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES to suspend the gasoline price cap. (Mar 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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