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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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July 23, 2017

Hirono Fights to Strengthen Social Security

Senator Mazie K. Hirono re-introduced the Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act, a bill aimed at strengthening Social Security and improving benefits.
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July 20, 2017

VA Approves Lease Agreement for New Maui Outpatient Clinic

The current veteran clinic facility on Hoʻohana St will move to the new site, to be located adjacent to Maui High School. Sen Hirono held a Veterans Roundtable
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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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July 19, 2017

US Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Clarification of Order Relating to Travel Ban

The US Supreme Court today denied the Trump Administration's motion to clarify an order issued by the court in Trump v Hawaiʻi relating to his travel ban.
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July 18, 2017

Hawai‘i Gets $6M for Public Health Preparedness

Hawaiʻi will receive $6.1 M from the CDC to increase the state’s ability to prepare and respond to potential public health threats.
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July 18, 2017

Hirono: Funding Defends Against “Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks on Hawai‘i”

Senator Mazie Hirono today announced that Hawaiʻi will receive $492,800 in federal funds to enhance preparedness for complex coordinated terrorist attacks.
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July 17, 2017

Maui’s Kahului Airport Gets $882K in FAA Funds

Kahului Airport will receive $882,000 to support the acquisition of a replacement aircraft rescue and fighting vehicle to assist the airports in meeting...
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July 07, 2017

Maui Gets $1.8 Million in HUD Funding

Maui County's share of the HUD funding is $1.8 million. According to the annual Point-in-Time count for 2017, there were 896 homeless individuals in Maui County
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July 06, 2017

Travel Ban Parties Rebut Trump’s Interpretation of Supreme Court Ruling

Hawaiʻi filed a reply memo supporting its June 29th request to federal district court Judge Derrick K. Watson to clarify the scope of the travel and refugee ban
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June 12, 2017

Kamehameha Day 2017 Celebrations Continue Throughout the Week

A celebratory Pa’u Parade and Ho’olaulea honoring the Kamehameha line will take place this coming weekend in West Maui.
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June 12, 2017

9th Circuit Upholds Block on Travel Ban, Hawaiʻi v. Trump Heads to High Court

The Ninth Circuit Court of appeals today upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump's revised Muslim travel ban.
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May 31, 2017

Kahului Airport Gets $6M for Purchase of 13 Acres

Kahului Airport will get $6.18 million to support the acquisition of 13.34 acres of privately owned land for the protection of the approach/departure airspace.
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May 26, 2017

Legislation Seeks to Save Hawai‘i’s Essential Air Service from Cuts

Essential Air Service was used by 20,000 people in Hawaiʻi last year alone, and is vital to the communities like Kalaupapa and Waimea.
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