"#Hawaii has the highest cost of living in the country, contributing to a severe affordable housing crisis and the worst homeless per capita in the country. We must do more to help families who already struggle to make ends meet by expanding programs and investments to provide real, affordable housing.
"Hoʻomaikaʻi Linell Dilwith of Stevenson Middle School in #Honolulu on being named the 2018 Hawaii National Distinguished Principal. Mahalo for your work to educate Hawai‘i’s future leaders.
"In #Hawaii, a recent study found that nearly 2,600 average visitors left about 412 pounds of sunscreen in the ocean every single day at #HanaumaBay. Harmful chemicals found in common sunscreens break down our precious coral reefs, disrupt our marine ecosystem, and threaten a vital asset of our economy, tourism.
"#Hawaii, Alaska, Guam & the mainland have been placed in the crosshairs of the intensifying nuclear threat posed by North Korea for far too long. We cannot afford any delays or preconditions to pursuing direct diplomatic talks, denuclearizing North Korea, and securing peace.
"#Hawaii just became the 1st state in the nation to ban chlorpyrifos-- a harmful pesticide that has been linked to damaging and often irreversible health outcomes in workers, pregnant women, and children.
Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Brian Mast (FL-18) today introduced bipartisan legislation to evaluate the exposure of U.S. servicemembers and veterans to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals.
"Small businesses are the backbone of our economy – driving innovation forward, creating jobs, & providing essential services to our communities. Many thanks to our local small business owners for their hard work and their contributions to our Aloha State. #BuyLocal #ShopSmall #SmallBusinessWeek"-TG
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Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Ted Yoho (FL-03) today introduced a bipartisan resolution supporting diplomatic negotiations to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. The bipartisan resolution urges President Trump, Kim Jong-Un, and other regional leaders to exhaust all diplomatic options before any use of military force to de-nuclearize North Korea.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today joined lawmakers in introducing legislation to upgrade and protect community water and sewer systems across the country.