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Schatz, Hirono applaud U.S.-China climate change agreement

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz released the following statement on the White House’s announcement of an agreement between President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China to address the global threat of climate change: “The groundbreaking climate change and clean energy cooperation agreement announced by President Obama and President Xi demonstrates the necessary leadership […]

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Mayor Kenoi thankful for Iselle disaster declaration

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi statement on President Obama’s Hawaii Disaster Declaration: “We want to thank President Obama, Governor Abercrombie, and all those who worked on this request for assistance to restore our public infrastructure following Tropical Storm Iselle,” said County of Hawaiʻi Mayor Billy Kenoi. “This federal assistance will help us to repair public […]

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Obama endorses Schatz for U.S. Senate

MEDIA RELEASE President Barack Obama has endorsed Senator Brian Schatz in Hawaii’s U.S. Senate election. The president pointed to Schatz’s effective leadership in the Senate and his work to protect Social Security, promote clean energy, and fight for middle-class families. “I have worked with Senator Schatz on the issues that matter to Hawaii. Brian’s deep […]

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Obama reappoints Abercrombie to Council of Governors

MEDIA RELEASE President Barack Obama has reappointed Gov. Neil Abercrombie to the Council of Governors, the White House announced. The council consists of 10 governors appointed by the President to focus on matters of national security, homeland defense, synchronization and integration of state and military activities in the United States and matters of mutual interest […]

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President Obama’s State of the Union Address 2014

‘After five years of grit and determined effort, the United States is better-positioned for the 21st century than any other nation on Earth’

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Gabbard to hold ‘telephone town hall’ (Jan. 29)

MEDIA RELEASE On the day after President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard will hold her first telephone town hall of the year at noon Wednesday, Jan. 29. The congresswoman will discuss President Obama’s State of the Union address and will answer constituent questions on issues important to people […]

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The flag at the Hilo post office at half-staff Friday (Dec 14).

Flags at half-staff in remembrance of Mandela

MEDIA RELEASE As a mark of respect for the memory of Nelson Mandela, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawaii shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaii National Guard, until sunset Dec. 9, 2013. Abercrombie shared the […]

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Late Sen. Inouye awarded Medal of Freedom

President Obama honors recipients for ‘meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States’

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Obama appoints Abercrombie to climate task force

MEDIA RELEASE President Barack Obama has appointed Gov. Neil Abercrombie to serve on the President’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, the White House announced Friday. Co-chaired by Office of Intergovernmental Affairs Director David Agnew and White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley, the task force consists of a select group of […]

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Federal government shutdown wrap up

Obama: The American people sent us here to govern. They sent us here to make sure that we’re doing everything we can to make their lives a little bit better — to create new jobs, to restore economic security, to rebuild the prospects of upward mobility. That’s what they expect.

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The flag at the Hilo post office at half-staff Friday (Dec 14).

Flags at half-staff following Washington Navy Yard shooting

MEDIA RELEASE As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence Monday at the Washington Navy Yard, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawaii be displayed at half-staff at all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaii National Guard […]

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Abercrombie, Schatz support Kiaaina nomination to Department of Interior post

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie applauded President Barack Obama’s announcement of his intent to nominate Esther Puakela Kiaaina of Hawaii to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas at the U.S. Department of the Interior. “Esther brought a tremendous amount of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm in serving as First Deputy of the Hawaii Department […]

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Schatz: Congress must review facts on Syria

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Brian Schatz has issued the following statement regarding Congressional consultation on military action in Syria: “President Obama has taken the proper step in announcing that he will seek Congressional authorization before taking military action. Congress must weigh in. And this decision should spur an important debate, allowing us to review the facts. […]

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Gabbard: Debate, approval crucial before military intervention in Syria

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has partnered with several of her House colleagues to send a letter to President Barack Obama calling for consultation with the U.S. Congress before any military intervention in Syria is authorized. The congresswoman released an additional statement about her position on intervention in Syria below: “The use of chemical weapons […]

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