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Lawmakers to present legislative outlook (Nov. 19)

MEDIA RELEASE 2016 Hawaii Legislative Outlook 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 West Hawaii Civic Center – County Council Chambers Doors open at 5:30 pm. This program is free and open to the public. Join us and hear the priorities your state representatives have set for the upcoming 2016 legislative session. The West Hawaii Forum is […]

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Senate confirms Pressler as DOH director

MEDIA RELEASE In an unanimous decision, members of the State Senate have confirmed Dr. Virginia Pressler as the Director of the Department of Health (DOH). “She’s a powerful advocate for those who need health care. She’s been very close and embedded to the work we do here on coordinated care, always focusing on those who […]

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Green schedules briefing on readiness for ebola (Oct. 22)

MEDIA RELEASE State Sen. Josh Green M.D., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, has scheduled an informational briefing at the State Capitol for Wednesday, October 22 at 9:00 AM on Hawaii’s preparedness for outbreaks of infectious disease, including the Ebola virus. “Ebola kills more than half the people it infects,” Green said, “so this […]

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Legislative update from Sen. Green

Sen. Josh Green issued the following statement, dated May 1, 2014: Aloha Friends, I am pleased to report that this year the State Legislature has approved over $60 million for West Hawaii to improve our region’s transportation, education, healthcare, and justice systems. These important new investments in our community’s roads, schools, and hospitals will continue […]

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Tributes for Health Director Fuddy

Richard Taffe, Director of West Hawaii Community Health Center and Senator Josh Green provide a tribute to Loretta Fuddy, followed by a moment of silence. Visionary Video Hawaii 24/7 Staff Family, friends and coworkers from Honolulu to Washington, D.C. paid tribute Thursday to Loretta Fuddy, the state Department of Health director who died Wednesday afternoon […]

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Green reports $180M in West Hawaii appropriations

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Josh Green (District 3 – West Hawaii) issued the following statement following the conclusion Thursday of the 2013 legislative session: I am pleased to report that this year the State Legislature has approved more than $180 million in appropriations for West Hawaii over the next two fiscal years to improve our region’s […]

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Kim selected as state Senate president

MEDIA RELEASE Senate Vice President Donna Mercado Kim (Sen. District 14) has been selected as the president of the Senate and will preside during the 27th Hawaii State Legislature, which convenes Jan. 16, 2013. Sen. Ronald D. Kouchi (Sen. District 8 ) will serve as Senate Vice President. Sen. David Ige (Sen. District 16) will […]

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The polling place in Pahoa opened right on time on General Election Day Tuesday (Nov 6). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Isle voters return Green, Solomon to Senate; Hirono to D.C.

Obama / Biden ticket snags more than 70% of Hawaii votes; county turnout tops 60%

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East Hawaii Democratic candidates bus stop tour (Oct. 26)

MEDIA RELEASE Join Democratic candidates on Friday, Oct. 26 as they travel around East Hawaii stopping off at four rally locations. Candidates scheduled to be on the bus are: Gov. Neil Abercrombie Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz Mazie Hirono Tulsi Gabbard Malama Solomon Gil Kahele Russell Ruderman Josh Green Mark Nakashima Clift Tsuji Faye Hanohano Richard […]

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Kona Community Hospital CEO Jay Kreuzer talks about future plans for the hospital. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

New beds, helicopter and a generous offer for Kona Community Hospital

Kona Community Hospital mulling land donation for replacement facility in North Kona

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Green announces West Hawaii funds secured at Legislature

Green announces West Hawaii funds secured at Legislature

From Sen. Josh Green: Dear Friends, I am pleased to announce that the State Legislature has approved over $45 million in appropriations for West Hawaii this year for improvements in transportation, education, and health care. This is a great result for West Hawaii, with important new investments in our community’s roads, schools, and hospitals. These […]

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Green touts legislative highlights

Green touts legislative highlights

From Sen. Josh Green: I have been honored to serve West Hawaii in the state Legislature since 2004, and in the State Senate since 2008. Eight years ago you first sent me to Honolulu to stand up and fight for your needs and priorities in state government. You sent me to get results for West […]

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Green talks about Senate Bill 239

Green talks about Senate Bill 239

MEDIA RELEASE On Jan. 30, following the passage of Senate Bill 239, in both the Senate and House chambers, Senate Committee on Health Chairman Josh Green, M.D., briefed the media. Senate Bill 239 allows the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to continue using the Hawaii Tobacco Settlement Special Fund for […]

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KCFA urging support of origin disclosure bill

KCFA urging support of origin disclosure bill

From the Kona Coffee Farmers Association Legislative Committee regarding support of SB 2097: On Jan. 19, Sen. Josh Green introduced the Coffee Origin Disclosure Bill in a form similar to that requested by KCFA. The bill has been designated as SB No. 2097 and has been referred to the Senate Commerce & Consumer Protection Committee. […]

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