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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (Jan. 28-Feb. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has announced her subcommittee assignments for the House Armed Services Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee. On Armed Services, Gabbard will continue serving on the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee and has joined the Readiness Subcommittee. “Serving on both the Seapower and Readiness Subcommittees give me a solid platform to advocate […]

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Updates from Sen. Schatz (Jan. 29-Feb. 24)

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) will serve on five key Senate Appropriations Subcommittees: Defense; Military Construction and Veterans Affairs; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; Transportation, Housing and Urban Development; and Legislative Branch. “I am grateful to Chairman Cochran and Vice Chairwoman Mikulski for the opportunity to help shape the Department of […]

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Mazie K. Hirono

Updates from Sen. Hirono (Jan. 28-Feb. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s congressional delegation has announced the Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) will receive a $9,036,788 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of its Capital Fund Program for Public Housing Agencies. “Safe, affordable housing is a basic necessity that every person deserves,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii). […]

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San Buenaventura legislative town hall (Feb. 27)

MEDIA RELEASE Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura would like to invite the people of District 4, Puna, to her town-hall event at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 at the Pahoa Community Center. SAN BUENAVENTURA 2015 PACKAGE OF BILLS First-term Puna Rep. Joy San Buenaventura has introduced a slate of Puna related bills, in the aftermath […]

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The House Committee on Legislative Management passed HB1054 last Wednesday, which would establish a pilot program to enable the House to receive live oral testimony from the County of Hawaii through audio or audiovisual technology.  The trial program would run through June 30, 2017.

House bill would launch videoconferencing testimony for Big Island

The House Committee on Legislative Management passed HB1054 last Wednesday, which would establish a pilot program to enable the House to receive live oral testimony from the County of Hawaii through audio or audiovisual technology. The trial program would run through June 30, 2017.

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Slom: Hawaii could face food, goods shortages

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Sam Slom will express his concern about the West Coast shipping labor dispute Friday on the Senate floor, and will file a Senate resolution calling on President Obama to use his power under the Taft-Hartley Act to force the parties to return to normal work and negotiate. Negotiations between the Pacific Maritime […]

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Governor David Ige presents the State of the State address in Honolulu Monday, January 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of Governor's office

Governor Ige’s State of the State address Monday (Jan 26)

Governor David Ige’s State of the State Address in Honolulu Monday (Jan 26) at the State Capitol.

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28th Legislature opens

MEDIA RELEASE Opening Day, the first day of the legislative session, is an exciting time for all. Attendees rise early and flock to the Hawaii State Capitol to get first-come, first-served seats in the Senate chamber. Filled with curiosity and anticipation, they look out over the guardrails as lawmakers, dignitaries, families and friends greet each […]

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Sen Hirono joins vote on Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act

Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono joined a unanimous, bipartisan vote in the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee to advance H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act, which would improve access to mental health services and suicide prevention resources for American veterans.

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President Obama delivers his State of the Union Tuesday (Jan 20)

President Barack Obama delivers his sixth State of the Union address, at the United States Capitol, January 20, 2015.

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Siren test in Kailua-Kona and Waikoloa Wednesday (Jan 14)

The State Civil Defense in partnership with the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency will be conducting a test of the following warning sirens tomorrow Wednesday January 14th between the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Legislature 2015 calendar

MEDIA RELEASE JAN. 21 — OPENING DAY Hawaii’s constitution mandates that the regular legislative session starts at 10:00 a.m. on the third Wednesday of January. JAN. 23 — LAST DAY TO INTRODUCE ALL NON-ADMINISTRATION BILL PACKAGES Bills bundled together by common interest groups and accepted and labeled as a package by the clerks. JAN. 26 […]

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