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May 3, 2018 In The News

LIHUE — Disaster recovery on Kauai is making progress with the help of good Samaritans.

Samaritan’s Purse, a North Carolina-based Christian relief organization, on Wednesday landed at Lihue Airport with supplies and disaster specialists on the organization’s DC-8 cargo plane that departed from Greensboro.

April 19, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, and a coalition of 170 Congress members are calling on embattled U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to step down.

April 18, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is part of a bicameral coalition of 170 members of Congress that introduced a resolution today calling for the immediate resignation of Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, according to a news release from the congresswoman’s office this morning.

April 11, 2018 In The News

The Federal Communications Commission said future ballistic missile warning tests in Hawaii should not include words that hark back to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor — specifically, “This is not a drill.”

April 4, 2018 In The News

ASHINGTON, DC — Hawaii Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen civil defense preparedness in Hawaii and across the country.

April 2, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- “There should be a sense of urgency," Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI-2) said.

Gabbard is frustrated by the inaction of her colleagues in the wake attempted hacking during the 2016 election. She said that’s when 21 states’ election systems were targeted by hackers.

March 1, 2018 In The News

U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa introduced a bill which could give floriculture research in Hawaii a boost.

The State Assistance for Tropical Floriculture Research Act of 2018 would allow states to seek grants of at least $250,000 per year to research and develop disease-resistant varieties of tropical flowers.

February 22, 2018 In The News

By: Harrison Cramer

2/22/18

When missile-alert sirens blared across Hawaii last month, citizens were expected to hunker down inside and wait for help—at least according to the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, which tells citizens to “Get Inside, Stay Inside, and Stay Tuned.”

February 16, 2018 In The News

After a mass shooting that killed 17 people at a southern Florida high school, legislators and residents in Hawaii are reassessing the effectiveness of state and federal gun laws.

Koloa resident Karen Cos said it should be more difficult for people to obtain guns, not withstanding the Second Amendment.

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