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January 17, 2018

Hawai‘i Congressional Delegation Briefed On False Emergency Alert

Hawaiʻi's congressional delegation was briefed today by federal and state agencies on the false emergency alert that went out across the state on Saturday.
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January 12, 2018

Hawai‘i to Receive $770K for Watershed Protection

The Hawaiʻi Watershed Initiative supports projects that move forward the state’s goal of protecting 30% of Hawaiʻi’s highest priority watershed forests by 2030.
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December 13, 2017

Hanabusa Joins Call for Investigation into Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against President

US Rep. Hanabusa of Hawaiʻi joined 58 of her colleagues in calling on a House Committee to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against President Trump.
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December 12, 2017

Sen. Hirono Calls for President Trump’s Resignation

Sen. Hirono Calls for President Trump's Resignation: In her Tweet, Hirono called the president a "misogynist, compulsive liar and admitted sexual predator."
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December 06, 2017

Hirono Calls on Franken to Step Down as “Silence Breakers” Named TIME Person of the Year

Franken faces mounting allegations of sexual misconduct. Sen. Hirono said that while she considers Franken to be a good Senator and friend, she cannot excuse...
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November 13, 2017

Senate Passes Bill to Expand Long Term Health Care for Veterans

The bill ensures that severely disabled veterans are able to receive adult day health care services at no cost to them by defining the program...
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November 08, 2017

Sen. Hirono, Democrats Propose Ban on Assault Weapons

The Assault Weapons Ban of 2017 would ban the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
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September 30, 2017

Senator Hirono Leads Call to Support National Park Visitors and Workers   

Senator Mazie K. Hirono recently convened a hearing on how to encourage young people to visit our national parks.
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September 16, 2017

Hirono Supports Access and Preservation of Native Hawaiian Culture

Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced that Hawai‘i organizations will receive more than $500,000 in Native Hawaiian Library Services grant funding to enhance access to native Hawaiian language and cultural resources.
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September 16, 2017

Hirono Bill Increases Access to Child Care

Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Patty Murray introduced legislation to expand access to affordable childcare for Hawai‘i families.
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September 06, 2017

Hawai‘i Joins 16 States in Lawsuit to Preserve DACA

Hawaiʻi joined a coalition of 16 states in filing a lawsuit to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals grantees, a program which was brought to an end...
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September 05, 2017

Trump Terminates DACA, Hawai‘i Senators Defend Program

The Trump administration today announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in the US. An estimated 800,000 young undocumented...
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August 27, 2017

Hirono Urges Protection of Planned Parenthood Funding

Reducing federal funding for Planned Parenthood, Hirono said, would threaten access to critical services for hundreds of thousands of low-income women...
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August 01, 2017

Bill Would Cut Costs for Hawai‘i Seniors in Medicare Part D

A new bill would allow for Medicare to negotiate the best possible price of prescription drugs, and potentially cut costs for nearly 70,000 Hawaiʻi seniors.
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July 26, 2017

Trump’s Transgender Tweets Set off Armed Services Debate

In a series of three tweets this morning, President Donald Trump set off an armed services debate over the acceptance of transgender individuals.
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