Democratic gubernatorial candidates to debate

HONOLULU (AP) - Two Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls are set to square off before the Hawaii Publishers Association. Former U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie and former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann will pose and be posed questions on Wednesday at noon at the Dole Cannery Iwilei Ballroom.

The debate will not include lesser-known Democratic candidates.

An association spokeswoman says the group is likely to host another debate between the Democratic and Republican nominees before the Nov. 2 general election.

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