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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Esther Kia'aina, the deputy director at the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, announced Sunday that she has applied to the Democratic Party of Hawaii's state Central Committee for consideration to replace the late Sen. Daniel Inouye in the U.S. Senate.
Kia'aina, 49, began a 20-year career on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. as an intern for Inouye before becoming chief of staff for two different congressmen in the U.S. House of Representatives.
She confirmed her intentions the same day former U.S. Congressman Ed Case announced he will apply for the position. They join four other Democrats who have submitted their names for consideration: Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz, U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, State Senator Donna Mercado Kim, and State Rep. Will Espero.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie will choose Inouye's replacement from a list of three candidates sent to him by the state Democratic Party. He is expected to announce the appointee on Wednesday.