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"Mahalo @HIARNG and all our first responders who are working hard every day for the health, well-being and safety of all who are affected by Madam Pele’s ongoing volcanic activity on #Hawaii Island.
"To our friends on #Hawaii Island: several insurance organizations are hosting an informational meeting to answer questions about your insurance policy, filing disaster claims & more. The meeting will be on June 7th from 3:30pm – 6:30pm at the Hawaiian Shores Community Association Building."-TG
Washington, DC—Today, Hawai‘i’s Congressional Delegation urged President Donald Trump to act swiftly on Governor David Ige’s request for a presidential disaster declaration for areas on Hawai‘i Island impacted by the ongoing Kilauea Volcano eruptions. The declaration will help ensure that the affected communities can access important federal funding and resources to recover.
"The #Hawaii Island community is taking action to help each other after hundreds of earthquakes and volcano eruptions have ravaged their home.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) is in Hilo today in response to eruptions from Kīlauea that have forced more than 1,800 people in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens to evacuate. The congresswoman attended a Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense briefing this morning, where she received updates on the eruption, evacuations, and sheltering efforts.