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August 31, 2018 Press Release

"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.

August 31, 2018 Press Release

"#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.

August 31, 2018 Press Release

"@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.

August 30, 2018 Press Release

“It is unfortunate that the Trump Administration is choosing to perpetuate biased information and outdated myths to fuel the failed War on Drugs that has ripped families apart and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars.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.

August 28, 2018 Press Release

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.

August 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the Hawai‘i Congressional Delegation urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to be ready to work with the state to address  immediate recovery needs, assess the damage caused by Hurricane Lane, and swiftly approve any request for federal funding to help Hawai‘i recover and rebuild.

August 27, 2018 Press Release

"The #Kilauea Disaster Recovery Center is now open after closing due to #HurricaneLane. #Hawaii Island residents or businesses who suffered damage or losses as a result of the # KilaueaVolcano eruption have until September 12 to register for assistance with @FEMA or @SBAgov."

August 27, 2018 Press Release

#Kauai and #Oahu residents: TODAY is the final day to register for federal assistance with any losses from the April rain, flooding, and landslides.

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