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President Barack Obama participates in an interview with Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, May 9, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama supports same sex marriage rights

Today, in an interview with ABC News, President Obama said, “I think same sex couples should be able to get married.” Also responses to the President from Senators Akaka and Inouye.

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U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka issued the following statement today after the Obama administration announced a new health care rule guaranteeing women access to free contraception coverage through their employer while protecting the religious freedom of faith-based institutions. Video of Senator Akaka and of President Obama's annoucement.

Senator Akaka talks about White House policy on contraception coverage

U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka issued the following statement today after the Obama administration announced a new health care rule guaranteeing women access to free contraception coverage through their employer while protecting the religious freedom of faith-based institutions. Video of Senator Akaka and of President Obama’s annoucement.

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Kohala Middle School students at the White House Science Fair

During the White House Science Fair Tuesday (Feb 7) four Kohala Middle School students presented their exhibit ‘Improving the Environment One Community at a Time’ for President Obama and officials. Pictured are team members and mentor Lani Bowman (2nd from left) in Kohala.

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President Obama's remarks on averting a government shut down

President Obama’s remarks on averting a government shut down

President Obama addresses the bipartisan agreement on the national budget from the White House.

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We’ve seen an earthquake and tsunami render unimaginable -- an unimaginable toll of death and destruction on one of our closest friends and allies in the world.

President Obama addresses the disaster in Japan

We’ve seen an earthquake and tsunami render unimaginable — an unimaginable toll of death and destruction on one of our closest friends and allies in the world.

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Emergency unemployment compensation extended

Emergency unemployment compensation extended

MEDIA RELEASE President Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 on Dec. 17, which extends the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program through Jan. 3, 2012. The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) estimates up to 18,000 unemployed individuals in Hawaii may receive a total of $340 million […]

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Last night, President Obama signed an Executive Order directing federal employees not to engage in text messaging while driving government-owned vehicles; when using electronic equipment supplied by the government while driving; or while driving privately owned vehicles when they’re on official government business.

Obama signs order banning federal employees from text messaging while driving

Last night, President Obama signed an Executive Order directing federal employees not to engage in text messaging while driving government-owned vehicles; when using electronic equipment supplied by the government while driving; or while driving privately owned vehicles when they’re on official government business.

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Taste of Hawaii at White House luau

Taste of Hawaii at White House luau

MEDIA RELEASE The tastes and talents of Hawaii will take center stage in the national spotlight Thursday, June 25 as President Barack Obama, the first president from the Aloha State, hosts the first-ever White House luau. The South Lawn luau is a twist on the annual picnic for members of Congress and their families and […]

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