PHOTOS: Hawaii’s New US Senators Begin Work in WashingtonJanuary 23, 2013, 7:40 AM HST · Updated January 23, 12:14 PM 0 Comments
By Wendy Osher
Newly elected US Senator Mazie K. Hirono of Hawai’i today participated in her first Senate committee hearing.
Sen. Hirono was joined by Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, and Democratic Sen. Christopher Coons of Delaware at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on judicial nominees.
During the hearing, Sen. Hirono and fellow Senator Brian Schatz of Hawai’i, introduced Assistant US Attorney for Hawai’i Derrick Kahala Watson, who is President Obama’s nominee for the US District Court for the District of Hawai’i.