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Obama urges Congress to pass Carcieri fix ‘right away’

MEDIA RELEASE President Barack Obama hosted his fourth annual Tribal Nations Conference at the United States Department of the Interior last week, where the negative effects of the Supreme Court’s Carcieri decision and need for a legislative remedy remained an overarching theme. In closing remarks at the conference, President Obama said, “With some tribal nations […]

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Partnership brings $1M in federal research money

Partnership brings $1M in federal research money

MEDIA RELEASE Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has announced the nationwide funding of more than $10 million in research to guide resource managers to plan effectively for the adaptation of species and ecosystems in a changing climate. A total of 69 projects will be undertaken by teams of scientists associated with the Interior Department’s 8 regional […]

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University of Hawaii chosen for new climate science center

University of Hawaii chosen for new climate science center

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has announced the establishment of the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center, a consortium led by the University of Hawaii at Manoa, the University of Hawaii at Hilo, and the University of Guam. Together with two other new regional climate science centers, the Pacific Islands Climate […]

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'Blue water trail' gets federal funding boost

‘Blue water trail’ gets federal funding boost

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced Hawaii will receive $396,413 from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Program to improve public outdoor recreation in the state. This reflects Hawaii’s portion of the $37.4 million available nationwide from this federal grant program in fiscal year 2011. The State is proposing […]

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Holder, Salazar support Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act

Holder, Salazar support Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar sent letters to Senate leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell this week urging the Senate to pass the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act and send it to the President for his signature. The letter notes that “Of the Nation’s three major indigenous […]

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