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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Maui for District Work Period

March 12, 2015, 7:53 AM HST
* Updated March 12, 12:56 PM
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Congresswoman Gabbard met with Hawaiʻi District Airport Manager Chauncey Wong-Yuen to discuss Kailua-Kona Airport’s request to house a complete U.S Customs facility service. Honolulu International Airport is currently Hawaii’s only port of entry open to international travelers.

Congresswoman Gabbard met with Hawaii District Airport Manager Chauncey Wong-Yuen to discuss Kailua-Kona Airport’s request to house a complete US Customs facility service. Honolulu International Airport is currently Hawaiʻi’s only port of entry open to international travelers. Photo courtesy Rep. Gabbard.

By Wendy Osher

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is on Maui today as part of the events for the current district work period.

During her visit, Gabbard will address the student body at Seabury Hall school Upcounty, visit the Maui Farm, and meet with Maui Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu.

This afternoon Gabbard will also meet with and recognize competitors training for the upcoming Special Olympics Swim and Fin event at the YMCA in Kahului.

The Maui visit is the last stop for Gabbard after visiting Oʻahu and Kailua-Kona earlier this week.

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While on Oʻahu, Gabbard delivered remarks for the 2015 Hawaiʻi Air National Guard Launaʻole Ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam; and on Hawaiʻi Island, Gabbard visited with students on the Kealakehe High School Robotics Team.

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Her visit in Kailua-Kona also included a meeting with Hawaiʻi District Airport Manager Chauncey Wong-Yuen to discuss the area’s request to house a compete US Customs facility service.

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