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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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Inouye among those to receive Presidential Medal of Honor

MEDIA RELEASE President Barack Obama has named 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, including the late Sen. Daniel Inouye. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or […]

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Navy to name destroyer after Inouye

MEDIA RELEASE The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has announced the Navy will name a Arleigh Burke-class destroyer after the late-Senator Daniel K. Inouye. Sen Brian Scahtz said: “The Secretary of the Navy informed the delegation today that the Navy will name a destroyer in honor of an American hero and Hawaii’s own, Sen. […]

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Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz and Taichung City Mayor Jason Hu signed a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes a collaboration on clean energy, energy efficiency and green growth. (Photo courtesy of Lt. Governor's Office)

Abercrombie appoints Lt. Gov. Schatz to U.S. Senate

Abercrombie: ‘I make this decision with full confidence that Brian’s appointment is in the best interest of the State of Hawaii and the nation’

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At least one dozen apply for Senate vacancy

Hawaii 24/7 Staff At least one dozen Democrats have applied to replace the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, who died last week at age 88 and after serving the state for more than one-half century in Washington, D.C. Among the late entries on Monday were Ed Case, Esther Kiaaina, Blake Oshiro and Tulsi Gabbard. Case is […]

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U.S. Senate passes resolution honoring Inouye

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed a resolution (S.Res.624) honoring Sen. Daniel K. Inouye. The resolution was sponsored by Inouye’s colleague of 36 years, Sen. Daniel K. Akaka. The text of the resolution follows: Relative to the death of the Honorable Daniel Ken Inouye, Senator from the State of Hawaii. Whereas, Sen. Daniel […]

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Akaka calls for passage of Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, has urged his colleagues to pass the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act, which he co-authored with the late Sen. Daniel Inouye. Akaka’s remarks as prepared for delivery: Mr. President, I rise today as my friend, my colleague, my brother, Dan […]

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Stene: Road funding may in jeopardy

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Schatz, Hanabusa to apply for Senate seat vacancy

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz states, “No one can take the place of Senator Inouye, and we all continue to mourn his loss. On Dec. 28, the Democratic Party of Hawaii will meet and decide upon three names for the governor to consider for appointment to the U.S Senate. I will apply to be […]

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Governor requests Senate nominees from Democratic Party

MEDIA RELEASE Governor Neil Abercrombie has presented a letter to the Democratic Party of Hawaii requesting its list of three nominees to fill Hawaii’s seat in the U.S. Senate left vacant with the passing of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye. In the letter, addressed to Party Chairperson Dante K. Carpenter, the governor states “with a heavy […]

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Flags at half-staff, services for Inouye

Hawaii 24/7 Staff In remembrance of Sen. Daniel Inouye, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has ordered Hawaii flags at state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawaii National Guard are to be flown at half-staff alongside the U.S. flag until sunset on the day of his interment, as order by President Barack Obama. Obama made the […]

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Sen. Akaka delivers farewell address in Washington D.C.

Akaka: ‘My goal was to bring the spirit of aloha to our nation’s capital in everything I do’

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Inouye in hospital in Washington D.C.

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Sen. Daniel Inouye remained in hospital for a fourth day Monday after a fainting spell on Capitol Hill. Inouye, who as the Senate’s president pro tempore is third in the presidential line of succession, reportedly was transferred Sunday from George Washington Hospital to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. In a statement […]

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Inouye makes several Big Isle stops

Inouye makes several Big Isle stops

MEDIA RELEASE   Sen. and Mrs. Daniel K. Inouye spent Wedneday on Hawaii Island, starting on the Kohala coast, crossing the island to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and ending the day at the Hawaii County Building in Hilo. Inouye started his day at the Hilton Waikoloa Village at the 30th annual conference of the […]

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