More on O‘ahu Updates
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.
Washington, DC—In an interview today on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) called on the State of Hawai‘i to immediately address the failures that led to the false missile alert and correct them.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today joined a coalition of lawmakers in reintroducing the Compact Impact Relief Act to increase federal funding and resources for Hawai‘i and Pacific U.S. territories that provide health care, education, social, public safety, and other services to migrants of Freely Associated States (FAS) living in the United States.