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Colleen Hanabusa, Aug. 2012 during a Maui visit. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hanabusa Recalls Furloughed Staff
October 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

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.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Lights Out Amid Government Shutdown
September 30th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (15) · Featured, Maui News
 

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.


WASHINGTON (Sept. 16, 2013) An undated file photo of an aerial view of the Washington Navy Yard. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)
Hawaiʻi Delegation Reaction to DC Naval Shooting
September 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

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.”


Colleen Hanabusa, Aug. 2012 during a Maui visit. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hanabusa Makes Run for US Senate Official
May 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

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.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Native Hawaiian Confirmed to Federal Judgeship
April 18th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

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.


Governor Neil Abercrombie. Courtesy file photo.
US Senate Appointment to be Announced at 2 p.m.
December 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

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.


A young Senator Inouye confers with President John F. Kennedy.
ANALYSIS: What Inouye’s Death Means for Hawaii
December 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Discussion
 

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


East Maui coastline near ʻOheʻo Gulch.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Ocean and Atmospheric Agency Funds UH Marine Projects
July 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Hawaii’s congressional delegation announced the award of $2,275,356 to the University of Hawai’i for the conservation, protection and monitoring of Hawaii’s marine environment.


VIDEO: Waiohuli Community Center Ground Breaking
VIDEO: Waiohuli Community Center Ground Breaking
July 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

At the blessing event, Panasonic Corporation announced the donation of 30- Panasonic 220 watt Photovoltaic panels (6.6 kW) to offset the community centers energy requirements.


September 2011 memorial service for fallen Maui serviceman, Kraig Michael Kaleolani Vickers. File Photo by Madeline M. Ziecker.
Hawaii-Based Marines Killed in Afghanistan Helicopter Crash
January 20th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Authorities say they were part of the CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter squadron, based of out Marine Corps Base Hawaii, at Kaneohe Bay. The release of identity of those killed is pending notification of next of kin.


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