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Honolulu — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today announced the winners of the inaugural Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, “The House STEM App Challenge.” She congratulated first-place winner Tiger Oakes from Hawaiʻi Island (left) and runner-up Christopher Kim from Maui (right) for the innovative phone and tablet applications – or “apps” – they created to participate in the district-wide competition, which included submissions from across the state.
Bill also authorizes funding to combat the devastating impact of the coffee berry borer
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today applauded the passage of her amendment to reauthorize the Native Hawaiian Education Act. The amendment was made to H.R. 5, which will be considered by the House for final passage tomorrow. Reps. Don Young (R-AK) and Tulsi Gabbard introduced the amendment, which passed by a vote of 263-161.