More on Kaua‘i Updates
Līhuʻe, HI—This afternoon on Kauaʻi, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) joined hundreds of Garden Isle residents from across the island who gathered to bless the land that will soon be the foundation for the Kauaʻi Philippine Cultural Center—a place for cross-cultural exchanges that will promote and enhance culture, education, and provide social platforms for the island’s multi-ethnic community.
Honolulu, HI—This morning at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine(JABSOM), Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) hosted a roundtable with leading local, national, and international experts engaged in dengue and Zika virus research, readiness, and response. They talked about the most accurate, up-to-date information on the diseases, the current situation of the dengue outbreak on Hawaiʻi Island, and discussed the critical steps that need to be taken to achieve immediate and long-term solutions to protect Hawaii’s people and our economy.
LĪHU‘E – County officials received exciting news this morning all the way from Washington, D.C. Kaua‘i County was successful in its bid for more than $13 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Known as the TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant program, the county will use the funding for the revitalization of the Līhu‘e Town Core.