Re­place­ment for Inouye named

Austin American-Statesman - - ADS -

Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz of Hawaii was ap­pointed Wed­nes­day to suc­ceed the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye. Gov. Neil Aber­crom­bie an­nounced the ap­point­ment af­ter re­ceiv­ing a list of three can­di­dates from the state Demo­cratic Party ear­lier in the day. The other can­di­dates were U.S. Rep. Colleen Hana- busa and Es­ther Ki­aaina, a deputy di­rec­tor in the state De­part­ment of Land and Nat­u­ral Re­sources. Inouye died Dec. 17 of res­pi­ra­tory com­pli­ca­tions at the age of 88.

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