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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.
Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) today led a Special Order of speeches on the House floor honoring the late Senator Daniel K. Akaka. Members of Congress shared their memories and experiences with Senator Akaka, honoring his lifelong legacy of service to Hawaiʻi and our nation.
Honoring Senator Daniel K. Akaka on the House floor today, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said:
Honolulu, HI—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today released the statement below following the passing of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka:
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today voted to pass the FY 2018 omnibus spending package that funds critical investments and programs in Hawai‘i and across the country. The bipartisan legislation invests in key missile defense capabilities, opioid treatment and prevention measures, veterans’ healthcare, rural infrastructure, affordable housing programs, and more. H.R.