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June 14, 2018

74 Businesses Showcased in 2018 Hawaiʻi on the Hill

The Hawai‘i Congressional delegation, local government officials, small business owners, and educators participated in the 5th Annual Hawai‘i on the Hill events on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
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June 06, 2013

Maui’s Nā Kamehameha Parade Honors Inouye and Akaka

The upcoming Nā Kamehameha Commemorative Pāʻū Parade & Hoʻolauleʻa celebrates recently retired US Senator Daniel Akaka, and the late US Senator Daniel Inouye.
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December 18, 2012

ANALYSIS: What Inouye’s Death Means for Hawaii

Hawaii stares down the prospect of losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal spending that the late senator typically secured.
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December 13, 2012

Akaka Says Aloha to Senate in Farewell Remarks

US Senator Daniel Akaka stood before fellow colleagues on Wednesday as he delivered his farewell speech in preparation for retirement.
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November 30, 2012

Akaka Weighs in on Reclaiming Native Identity

As the hearing drew to a close, Chairman Akaka said, “Though I am retiring soon, I know Indian Country is in good hands because of the leaders here today, the hundreds that have participated in the committee’s events over the last two years, and many more that are doing tireless work in their communities.”
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October 04, 2012

Akaka to Speak at Native Hawaiian Convention

This will be his final address to the convention as a sitting US Senator, as he retires in January. Akaka is the first Native Hawaiian ever in the US Senate and third to serve in Congress.
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August 22, 2012

Lingle vs Hirono: An Historically Rare, Important Election

An examination of the differences between the two US Senate candidates. It is a rare election that will have national attention, and possibly tip the balance of power in the US for decades.
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August 17, 2012

Ed and Mufi’s Not-So-Excellent Election

How they lost, and where they go from here.
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August 08, 2012

Haleakalā to get $2 Million for Parking Lot Improvements

"Haleakalā is like nowhere else in the world and the National Park helps to draw over two million visitors a year to Maui, but the park's parking lots are due for renovation. This grant will help keep the Haleakalā the world class destination that it is while making visits easier and safer for our disabled guests,” said Sen. Akaka.
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August 02, 2012

Tribal Bill Passes, Eliminates Blood Quantum Requirement

The bill amends an act allowing the tribe to determine its own membership requirements.
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May 22, 2012

Hawaii to Receive $366M for Military Construction

The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved $366,099,000 for military construction projects in Hawaii.
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March 21, 2012

Akaka Awarded Honorary Theodore Roosevelt Award

US Senator Daniel K. Akaka of Hawai'i was recognized yesterday with an Honorary Theodore Roosevelt Award for his dedication and lasting contributions to the federal merit system and federal workforce.
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March 02, 2012

Kalaupapa Post Office Saved From Closure

The US Postal Service clearly acknowledges the geographic isolation and unique needs of the Kalaupapa community, said Rep. Hirono in response to the news. So far, the Postal Service has only made a decision about Kalaupapa, and not the others that were being considered for closure.
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February 27, 2012

Wailuku Attorney Takitani on Commission Choosing Ezra Replacement

Wailuku attorney, Tony Takitani is among the nine-member Judicial Selection Commission that will be tasked with filling the US District Court seat being vacated by the retirement of Judge David Ezra in June.
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February 27, 2012

VIDEO: Maui Ceremony for Medal of Honor Recipient Kaho’ohanohano

"It is almost like a final closure for the family. We have the proper recognition, we have the proper head stone, and I believe we can put this to rest finally from our family's point of view."
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