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December 26, 2018

Gabbard-Backed Justice Reform Bill Becomes Law

A bipartisan criminal justice reform bill that Rep. Tulsi Gabbard co-sponsored and worked to pass was signed into law today.
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January 14, 2018

Gabbard Calls for Accountability After False Hawai‘i Missile Alert

In an interview today on ABC’s This Week, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard called on the State to immediately address the failures that led to the false missile alert and ...
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September 06, 2010

VIDEO: Mazie Hirono, Congressional Dist 2 Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

Mazie Hirono, 2010 incumbent candidate for Congress-District 2, Transcript: Introduction:  Aloha, I’m Congresswoman Mazie Hirono, and I represent all of you in Congress in the 2nd Congressional District.  It’s certainly my privilege to serve you in Washington D.C.  I’m running for re-election, and I want you to know that I’m very, very focused on jobs and... Read more »
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June 29, 2010

710 Hawaii Homebuyers could benefit if exemption is extended

U.S. Representative Mazie Hirono of Hawaii today voted in support of legislation that extends by three months the required closing date for a federal homebuyer tax credit for homes purchased through April 30, 2010.  The Homebuyers Assistance and Improvement Act, H.R. 5623, aims to provide taxpayers who purchased a home by April 30 a closing... Read more »
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March 18, 2010

Maui and Kauai share in $3.4 Million Grant to Promote Healthy Living

More than $3.4 million has been secured in grant funding to support healthy living and combat obesity on Maui and Kauai. A portion of the funds will be utilized by the Maui District Health Office to raise awareness of healthy eating and active living through a media campaign, increase physical activity and improve nutrition for... Read more »
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January 21, 2010

Mayor Tavares Meets with Obama and Economic Advisory Team

Mayor Charmaine Tavares is scheduled to meet with President Obama and members of his economic advisory team today, Thursday, January 21, 2010.  The discussion is part of the 78th meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors that is focusing on economic conditions, unemployment, transportation and jobs. The conference runs through Friday, January 22, 2010 in... Read more »
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January 06, 2010

Tour Bus Access Route Planned At Haleakala National Park

Accessibility improvements are planned at Maui’s Haleakala National Park and Molokai’s Kakahaia National Wildlife Refuge. The Maui project will get funding for the planning and design of an accessible route for tour bus passengers along Kuloa Point within the Haleakala National Park boundaries.  Funding for the Molokai project will go towards paving the entrance road... Read more »
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August 19, 2009


Two Maui projects are set to receive more than a million each in federal funding.  Maui is set to receive a total of $2.2 million in federal funding for the design of a Municipal parking garage in Wailuku and the construction of a renewable energy resource center in Kihei. The grant awards were announced this... Read more »
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April 15, 2009


Congresswoman Mazie Hirono announced nearly $1 million in stimulus funding yesterday to support the purchase of three county busses. “The recovery bill is really important to every county and the state.  It means jobs, it means retention of jobs, it means allowing this type of purchase that would otherwise be really hard for the county... Read more »
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January 13, 2009


Thousands of former Hansen Disease patients buried in the remote Kalaupapa Peninsula on Molokai, could finally get a memorial in their honor.  Although the Kalaupapa Memorial Act passed in the U.S. House last year, it did not pass the Senate prior to the conclusion of the 110th Congress.  It has since been reintroduced in the... Read more »
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