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Hokulea, crew arrive in Washington, DC and welcomed by Rep. Gabbard

Hōkūleʻa has voyaged traditionally for 40 years, sailing over 150,000 nautical miles throughout the Pacific. Since leaving Hawaiʻi on the “Mālama Honua” worldwide voyage, the Hōkūle‘a has travelled to more than 12 countries and 55 ports.

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Rep Gabbard calls for labeling of GMO foods, votes against contrary act

On Thursday (July 23) Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) voted against H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, also known as the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, which would roll back years of progress in ensuring that food with genetically engineered ingredients is properly labeled.

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (May)

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) welcomed a bipartisan Congressional Delegation (CODEL) led by Rep. Mike Rogers, House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, to Hawaii. She joined them on an overview brief of the United States Pacific Command (PACOM), which covers over 50 percent of the globe’s surface and includes nearly 60 percent of […]

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard

MEDIA RELEASE At 4:45 a.m. April 30, after a House Armed Services Committee meeting that lasted over 18 hours, U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 (NDAA). The Committee passed the funding measure by a bipartisan vote of 60-2. “With competing priorities, readiness needs, and a […]

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Gabbard attends 2015 South by Southwest Interactive Festival and joins a bipartisan panel called “Millennials: The Unstoppable Force”

Updates from Rep. Gabbard (March 11-April 1)

Gabbard attends 2015 South by Southwest Interactive Festival and joins a bipartisan panel called “Millennials: The Unstoppable Force”

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Agenda included environment, Keauhou aquifer, Kona airport customs, student robotics

Gabbard visits the Big Island, holds constituent meetings

Agenda included environment, Keauhou aquifer, Kona airport customs, student robotics

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (Feb. 26-March 10)

MEDIA RELEASE The House Committee on Foreign Affairs during a legislative markup has approved without objection North Korean sanctions co-sponsored by Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02). The North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2015 (H.R. 757) requires the President to impose targeted sanctions on people or entities in other countries that contribute directly or indirectly to […]

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (Jan. 28-Feb. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has announced her subcommittee assignments for the House Armed Services Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee. On Armed Services, Gabbard will continue serving on the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee and has joined the Readiness Subcommittee. “Serving on both the Seapower and Readiness Subcommittees give me a solid platform to advocate […]

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Statements from Hawaii delegation on Obama budget

MEDIA RELEASE Following President Obama’s release of his fiscal year 2016 budget that prioritizes the middle class, Hawaii’s Congressional delegation released the following statements: Sen. Mazie K. Hirono: “Many of the priorities laid out in the President’s budget reflect a commitment to stand on the side of middle class families, with key investments in research […]

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (Jan. 12-27)

MEDIA RELEASE Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) spoke out against potential downsizing at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter during the United States Department of the Army’s Community Listening Session regarding proposed Army personnel reductions. In a video message to forum attendees, Gabbard outlined the serious negative impacts of the worst-case scenario downsizing. “The worst-case scenario facing […]

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Gabbard sworn in to serve in 114th Congress

MEDIA RELEASE Joined by many supporters, family, friends, and colleagues, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) was sworn in to serve the people of Hawaii for a second term as their Representative in Congress. Session convened at noon, and by evening, Gabbard had assisted in advancing two critical pieces of legislation — the Hiring More Heroes Act, […]

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Gabbard wraps up weeks of promoting Hawaii in India

‘I am optimistic that there will be increased collaboration between the world’s oldest democracy and the world’s largest democracy’

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Man sentenced to prison for threatening Gabbard

MEDIA RELEASE Aniruddha Sherbow, 44, whose last known address was in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., was sentenced Monday to 33 months in prison for making a series of threats against Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Hawaii. The sentencing was announced by Ronald C. Machen Jr., U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, […]

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Gabbard-backed bill on housing assistance passes House unanimously

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard praised unanimous passage of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2014 (H.R. 4329). The bill, also called NAHASDA, seeks to empower Native communities by assisting low-income families with affordable housing. “Over 1,400 low-income families in Hawai‘i have benefited from these services and, in many cases, homeownership […]

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