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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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Gabbard: House-passed education bill guts funding; hurts students, teachers

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today voted against final passage of H.R. 5, a widely opposed bill that will lock in sequester cuts to education funding, and lower standards and accountability for schools with underserved populations. The legislation, which passed the House by a vote of 221-207, cuts funding for public schools and targets […]

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Gabbard calls to reauthorize the Native Hawaiian Education Act

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives calling on Congress to pass her legislation to reauthorize the Native Hawaiian Education Act (H.R. 2287). “Last week when I was in Hawaii, I had the chance to meet with parents and educators in the Native Hawaiian education […]

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Federal grant for UH-Hilo program

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $683,808 grant to the University of Hawaii at Hilo. The grant, from the Native Hawaiian Education Act Program, continues the Pathways program conducted by Na Pua Noeau, Center for Gifted and Talented Native Hawaiian Children, from Oct. 1, 2008 to Sept. 30, 2009. Since the […]

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