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November 05, 2017

UPDATE: Rep. Kaniela Ing to Run for Congress

Ing plans to run for U.S. Congress to fill the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01).
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July 20, 2017

$715K Secured for Hawai‘i Coral Reef Protection

The funds will help improve management of coral reef ecosystems, support enforcement and promote understanding of the key threats at priority sites.
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May 24, 2017

Bill Seeks to Expedite Visas for Kids of Filipino WWII Veterans

Hawaii’s congressional leaders joined in introducing the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act to expedite the visa process for kids of Filipino WWII vets.
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August 21, 2014

Big Island Makeup Election Challenged in Hawaiʻi Supreme Court

A lawsuit was filed in state Supreme Court today challenging the make-up election held on Friday, August 15, for two Hawaiʻi Island precincts that were closed on primary election day due to the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Iselle.
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August 15, 2014

Updated Election Results: Puna Polls & 800 Uncounted

Key races remained unchanged after Friday night's make-up election for two precincts on Hawaiʻi Island that were impacted by Tropical Cyclone Iselle, and the addition of 800 absentee ballots on Maui that were unaccounted for in Saturday's Primary.
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August 14, 2014

Special Election to Proceed as Planned in Pāhoa

The state Office of Elections will conduct a special election on Friday, Aug. 15, as planned to accommodate voters from two polling places that were unable to vote on Saturday because of Hurricane Iselle.
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August 14, 2014

Hanabusa Files Lawsuit to Delay Special Election

Hanabusa is seeking a temporary restraining order to delay the special election planned for Friday at Keonepoko Elementary School, with the case scheduled to be heard before Judge Greg Nakamura at 10:30 a.m. today.
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August 11, 2014

Special Election Friday in Puna Precincts Affected by Iselle

The votes could make a difference in the US Senate race where just 1,635 votes separate Brain Schatz from Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic primary.
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October 08, 2013

Hanabusa Recalls Furloughed Staff

Hanabusa said she recalled her staff following a unanimous vote in the House over the weekend in which House members approved of the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act.
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September 30, 2013

Lights Out Amid Government Shutdown

Hawaiʻi leaders voiced concerns over a federal government shutdown as Congress failed to resolve differences relating to a Continuing Resolution to fund government operations beyond Monday's midnight deadline.
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September 16, 2013

Hawaiʻi Delegation Reaction to DC Naval Shooting

US Representative Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaiʻi, who serves as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released a statement this morning saying her thoughts are with the victims and their families of what she called a "senseless act."
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May 03, 2013

Hanabusa Makes Run for US Senate Official

US Representative Colleen Hanabusa made her run for the US Senate seat official in an announcement on Thursday. She will face current US Senator Brian Schatz in the 2014 Democratic Primary.
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April 18, 2013

Native Hawaiian Confirmed to Federal Judgeship

Watson becomes the sole native Hawaiian currently serving on the federal bench, and only the fourth in US history, according to Hawaiʻi's congressional delegation who commended the announced confirmation today.
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December 26, 2012

US Senate Appointment to be Announced at 2 p.m.

Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon will announce his selection for the appointment to fill the US Senate seat left vacant by the passing of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye.
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December 18, 2012

ANALYSIS: What Inouye’s Death Means for Hawaii

Hawaii stares down the prospect of losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal spending that the late senator typically secured.
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