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December 3, 2016 In The News

Something happening some 3,000 miles away on the mainland usually wouldn’t attract too much attention from our state’s legislative leaders.

But the Dakota Access Pipeline project is drawing looks from the Aloha State, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard took a strong stand against it on Thursday.

She is right.

December 1, 2016 Press Release

HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige and the United States Customs and Border Protection announced the re-establishment of a Federal Inspection Service (FIS) facility at the Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA). The inaugural international flight from Kona to Tokyo, Japan is scheduled to depart on Dec. 20, 2016. The flight from Tokyo to Kona is scheduled to arrive at the Kona International Airport on Dec. 21, 2016.

November 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.-  The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act (S.1555), sponsored by Senator Mazie K. Hirono and Representative Tulsi Gabbard. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the bill in July, which recognizes Filipino soldiers who fought under U.S. command during World War II.

November 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the following statement today after the passing of Hawaiʻi State House Representative Clift Tsuji:

October 21, 2016 Press Release

Honolulu, HI—At the Interisland Terminal of the Honolulu International Airport this morning, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) joined the Nisei Veterans Legacy Center and Department of Transportation officials at the unveiling and blessing ceremony of a new permanent exhibit celebrating Hawaii's Nisei veterans. 

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