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June 07, 2018

Medicare Rolls Out New Cards in Hawai‘i

Hawaiʻi Attorney General Russell Suzuki joins Medicare officials to discuss the rollout of new Medicare cards to 262,000 beneficiaries in Hawaiʻi.
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April 02, 2018

Hale Makua Contracted for Nursing Home Care for Maui Veterans

As of April 1, Hale Makua is now contracted by the VA to provide nursing home care to veterans on Maui.
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March 14, 2018

Hirono Asks for Quality Monitoring of Essential Air Service to Kalaupapa

Hirono requested that USDOT recognize the concerns of the Kalaupapa community before issuing an Order to an air carrier who submitted a subsidy free proposal.
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February 09, 2018

Overnight Government Shutdown Ends

A short-lived federal government shutdown ended this morning, hours after it had started. Hawaiʻi is home to over 33,000 federal civilian employees.
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January 23, 2018

Government Shutdown Ends: Haleakalā National Park is Open for Sunrise

Haleakalā National Park is open for sunrise viewing today following a nearly three day federal government shutdown.
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January 22, 2018

BREAKING: Senate Votes 81-18 to End Government Shutdown

The Senate has voted 81-18 in favor of advancing a bill to end a federal government shutdown that went into effect early Saturday morning.
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January 21, 2018

Hirono to Donate Pay to Health Centers During Government Shutdown

US Sen. Hirono says she will donate pay she receives during the federal government shutdown to Hawaiʻi’s 14 Federally Qualified Community Health Centers.
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January 21, 2018

Legislation Seeks Continued Military Pay During Government Shutdown

Home to the United States Pacific Command, Hawai‘i has nearly 50,000 active duty and reserve members of the military.
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January 21, 2018

Hawai‘i Representatives Refuse Pay During Government Shutdown

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) announced they will not accept their salary during the federal government shutdown.
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January 20, 2018

Federal Government Shutdown Results in Haleakalā Sunrise Summit Closure

SUMMIT DISTRICT: CLOSED TO VISITATION DURING SUNRISE HOURS (3AM-7AM). Open (with no restroom facilities or other services) at all other times.
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January 20, 2018

Hawai‘i Senators Weigh in on Federal Government Shutdown

The federal government shutdown officially went into effect early this morning, with the White House Press Secretary calling it the "Schumer Shutdown."
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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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