WASHINGTON – Today, Hawai‘i’s Congressional Delegation urged President Donald Trump to act swiftly on Governor David Ige’s request for a presidential disaster declaration for areas across the state impacted by Hurricane Lane. The declaration will help ensure that the affected communities can access important federal funding and resources to recover.
"The US is complicit in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in Yemen, resulting in thousands dead and more than 22 million people needing humanitarian aid and protection. Millions are starving and don’t have clean water.
"It’s already been a crazy hurricane season for us in Hawai’i. As we begin #NationalPreparednessMonth, take some time to prepare your emergency kit and review your emergency plan with your family.
"Rising levels of carbon dioxide could make crops less nutritious and put hundreds of millions of people at risk of developing a zinc or protein deficiency, especially those in the world’s poorest regions.
"#California is set to become the 2nd state after #Hawaii to set a 100% clean energy goal. This is a giant step forward to protect our people and our planet from the harmful effects of our addiction to fossil fuels.
"@Detroitk12 will shut off drinking water in all public schools after finding elevated levels of lead and copper in 16 schools. Water is life - we can’t keep kicking the can down the road as people are getting poisoned.
Honolulu, HI- Today on Oʻahu, Rep.
“It is unfortunate that the Trump Administration is choosing to perpetuate biased information and outdated myths to fuel the failed War on Drugs that has ripped families apart and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars. Our bipartisan legislation takes the politics out of this debate by reporting facts on the impact of marijuana laws on our communities.
Honolulu, HI—Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz, and Representatives Colleen Hanabusa and Tulsi Gabbard filed bicameral Congressional resolutions honoring the Honolulu Little League team, who won the 2018 Little League World Series.