Hawai‘i Island Updates
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Honolulu, HI—Frustrated by the Hawaiʻi Department of Health’s half-hearted deployment of too few trained contact tracers, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) is calling for answers and for the department to fully mobilize its contact tracing force.
August 5, 2020 Press Release
Honolulu, HI—Tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. HST, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) will be hosting her next telephone town hall meeting to update Hawai‘i residents about COVID-19.
She will be joined by Lt. Gov. Josh Green as well as Healthcare Association of Hawai‘i President and CEO Hilton Raethel.
Washington, DC— Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced funding for Hawai‘i beneficial programs she led and supported which were included in the Fiscal Year 2021 Energy and Water Development funding bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee and then included as part of the “minibus” — a combination of 6 smaller funding bills — that was passed by the House of Representatives today.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) voted for the $197 billion Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill, which provides funding for federal labor, health, human services, and education programs for the upcoming fiscal year 2021. As a result of Rep. Gabbard’s leadership and work, the legislation includes $100 million in funding for Native Hawaiian-focused programs.