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WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Hawaii Congressional Delegation applauded the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of a petition that certifies that eating macadamia nuts can help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease under certain circumstances.
Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) commemorated the life of Congressman Mark Takai, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer one year ago today. Before his career in the House of Representatives, Congressman Takai served Hawaii as a member of the State House of Representatives for nearly twenty years.
Honolulu, HI—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) will host a live veterans-focused “telephone town hall” on Tuesday, July 25 at 4:00pm HST with Jennifer Gutowski, Director of the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System (VAPIHCS); Karen Gooden, Director of the Honolulu Veterans Affairs Regional Office; and Ron Han, Director of the State of Hawaiʻi Office of Veterans’ Services (OVS). The call will provide an opportunity for Hawaiʻi’s veterans, their families, and our community to get updates on veterans legislation being considered by Congress, receive an overview of resources
Washington, DC—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) spoke on the House floor today to condemn drug manufacturers that deceptively market opioids, lying about the drugs’ addictive nature, and fueling a deadly drug epidemic ravaging communities in Hawaiʻi and across the nation. Over the past decade, drug overdose deaths in Hawaiʻi increased by 83 percent—more than double the national average—according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Washington, DC—More than 5,000 residents of Hawaii’s Second Congressional District participated in Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s (HI-02) interactive “Telephone Town Hall” on hurricane and disaster preparedness Monday evening. The congresswoman was joined by: