More on O‘ahu Updates
At the Hawaiʻi National Guard Association Annual Conference today, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) received the Charles Dick Medal of Merit for her distinguished legislative contributions to the National Guard. The medal is awarded to individuals who have provided exceptionally strong support to the National Guard in a state or nationally elected legislative body. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard joins Senator Daniel K. Akaka, Representative Mark Takai, and other state and national leaders as recipients of the prestigious award.
Washington, DC—In response to the false ballistic missile alert sent out across Hawai‘i on January 13, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today introduced H.R. 4949, the Civil Defense Accountability Act of 2018 to:
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today announced resources on her official website for Hawai'i constituents to submit federal appropriations requests for the upcoming fiscal year. The Congresswoman submits federal funding requests for programs that impact Hawai'i each year as Congress goes through its annual appropriations process.
Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01), and Don Young (AK-AL) have introduced bipartisan legislation to exempt Hawaiʻi and Alaska from regulations that threaten federal funding for the states’ Essential Air Service (EAS) communities. Essential Air Service communities in Hawaiʻi include Waimea-Kohala Airport on Hawaiʻi Island, Kalaupapa Airport on Molokaʻi, and Hana Airport on Maui.
Today on Oʻahu, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) toured Marine Corps Base Hawaiʻi‘s (MCBH) sustainability initiatives and received an update on the base’s renewable energy projects, including its rooftop solar production, ongoing wave power research, and other renewable energy projects that contribute to Hawaiʻi’s 100% clean energy goal. Later in the morning, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard received a classified brief from USPACOM Commander Admiral Harry Harris to discuss the ongoing threat of North Korea and measures to ensure Hawaiʻi and the United States are protected.