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WASHINGTON, DC – Hawai‘i’s Congressional Delegation urged President Donald Trump to act swiftly on Governor David Ige’s request for individual assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for residents harmed by Hurricane Lane. FEMA’s individual assistance programs will help affected residents access critical federal funding and resources to recover.
Honolulu, HI—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) yesterday spoke at the 13th Annual Mahatma Gandhi Day at the Gandhi statue in Kapiolani Park on O'ahu. The event, hosted by the Gandhi International Institute for Peace, focused on bringing communities together to celebrate the birth of Mahatma Gandhi and his legacy of peace, love, and respect for all people. Hawai‘i is the first state in the nation to recognize October 2nd as Mahatma Gandhi Day.
Washington, DC—When Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) visited India, she stopped in Goa and began the process to form a special partnership between Goa and Hawai‘i. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard today congratulated the formal signing ceremony for this historic sister-state agreement between Hawai‘i and Goa. The sister-state partnership will strengthen relations between our two cities and nations through the promotion of trade, tourism, and information technology, and the exchange of best practices in health and wellness, agriculture, and education.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02)’s bipartisan legislation to extend identification services to citizens of the Freely Associated States who reside in Hawai‘i and across the United States, unanimously passed the House yesterday. The REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act (H.R.
Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) today voted to pass critical disaster relief and recovery funding for Hawai‘i, North Carolina, South Carolina, and other areas recovering from recent Presidentially declared disasters.