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Chicago Selected as Home for Future Obama Library
Chicago Selected as Home for Future Obama Library
May 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Chicago Selected as Home for Future Obama Library · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Barack Obama Foundation has selected Chicago’s South Side as the future home of the “Barack Obama Presidential Center.” The Foundation also intends to have a presence in Hawai‘i which was a finalist as potential partner institution.


Ige to Attend White House State Dinner in Honor of Japan Prime Minister
Ige to Attend White House State Dinner in Honor of Japan Prime Minister
April 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Ige to Attend White House State Dinner in Honor of Japan Prime Minister · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Governor David Ige and Mrs. Ige will represent the State of Hawaiʻi during a White House State Dinner honoring the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.


Hawaiʻi Proposes an Action-Oriented Obama Presidential Center
Hawaiʻi Proposes an Action-Oriented Obama Presidential Center
December 11th, 2014 · 31 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

The University of Hawaiʻi today submitted a final written proposal to host the Barack Obama Presidential Center in Honolulu.


President Declares Disaster for Hawaii's March Storm
President Declares Disaster for Hawaii’s March Storm
April 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on President Declares Disaster for Hawaii’s March Storm · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The funding specifically covers emergency work and repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms, flooding, and landslides in Kauai County. Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.


Hawai'i Delegation Votes in Support of Compromise Bill, Default Averted
Hawai’i Delegation Votes in Support of Compromise Bill, Default Averted
August 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Hawai’i Delegation Votes in Support of Compromise Bill, Default Averted · Featured, Maui News
 

The U.S. Senate today voted 74 to 26 in favor of raising the debt ceiling, in an effort to meet the nation’s deadline to pay its bills on time. Under the compromise legislation, the nation’s borrowing cap is raised, and more than $2 trillion in budget cuts is in store over the next 10 years.


Akaka's Decades of Service Praised, Successor Speculation Begins
Akaka’s Decades of Service Praised, Successor Speculation Begins
March 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off on Akaka’s Decades of Service Praised, Successor Speculation Begins · Featured, Maui News
 

The announcement quickly drew comment from colleagues who praised his service and speculation over who will succeed him.


Congressional bill honors 442nd Combat Team and WWII Nisei Veterans
Congressional bill honors 442nd Combat Team and WWII Nisei Veterans
October 6th, 2010 · Comments Off on Congressional bill honors 442nd Combat Team and WWII Nisei Veterans · Maui News
 

President Barack Obama signed the Congressional Gold Medal for Japanese American Veterans Act into law yesterday, honoring 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service for their heroic service and sacrifice during World War II. “This well-deserved Congressional Gold Medal honors the Nisei veterans and demonstrates the greatness of our […]


Governor appoints McGregor as new Kahoolawe Commissioner
Governor appoints McGregor as new Kahoolawe Commissioner
August 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Governor appoints McGregor as new Kahoolawe Commissioner · Featured, Maui News
 

Longtime Protect Kahoolawe Ohana organizer and spokesperson, Davianna Pomaikai McGregor was appointed to serve on the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission. Governor Linda Lingle made the appointment, which is still subject to state Senate confirmation.  McGregor, who is a professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, has participated as a consultant in numerous studies and […]


Inouye becomes second longest serving U.S. Senator
Inouye becomes second longest serving U.S. Senator
June 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Inouye becomes second longest serving U.S. Senator · Maui News
 

U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye was honored on the floor of the U.S. Senate yesterday as one of the longest serving senators in U.S. History.  He passed former Senator Strom Thurmond to become the second longest serving Senator in the nation. Inouye took the oath of office in 1963, just a few years after Hawaii […]


National Reporter Teri Okita returns to Hawaii TV
National Reporter Teri Okita returns to Hawaii TV
May 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on National Reporter Teri Okita returns to Hawaii TV · Maui News
 

National reporter and KGMB alum, Teri Okita returns to Hawaii as a reporter later this summer with Hawaii News Now.  The longtime Hawaii resident left the islands 14 years ago and has been working for the past 10 as a correspondent for the CBS affiliate Newspath—first out of Washington, D.C. and then, Los Angeles. “I […]


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