"The nuclear threat posed to us by North Korea is real, and the need to denuclearize North Korea is urgent. Historic progress has already been made.
"HAWAII VETERANS & FAMILIES: Beginning June 1, your VA card will no longer grant you access to Tripler Army Medical Center. Be sure to apply for a new CAP ID Card using your state ID and proof of social security number before June 1. For more information on the new access policy, click here.
"Earlier this year, Maui High's Keith Imada received the Woodie Flowers Finalist Award, recognizing his commitment to promoting STEM education and opportunities for the Maui community.
"Far too many communities across the country are living with unhealthy air, putting their health and well-being at risk. Although #Honolulu is among the least polluted in the nation and #Kahului, #Wailuku, and #Lahaina are tied for fourth, this is not the case for many Americans. We must take action now to ensure a clean and safe environment for all communities.
"@HIARNG not only protects our people and our nation, but also preserves and protects our ʻāina and precious oceans. This year, the #Hawaii Army National Guard has earned the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for their work eradicating invasive species and protecting endangered and endemic species on Keaukaha Military Reservation (KMR) in #Hilo.
"The Hawaiian language continues to be an important part of our day-to-day life in #Hawaii, woven in throughout our conversations, ever-present in local businesses and communities, and taught in schools across the state.
"In Hawai‘i, invasive species like the coffee berry borer have cost our local farmers and agriculture industry millions in lost revenue—putting their livelihoods and our food security at risk.
"#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.