Below is a message from Rep. Tulsi Gabbard presented to Edward “Eki” Robert Yandall of Hawaii Island upon his being awarded the Purple Heart Medal:
KAILUA-KONA — A smile stretched across Edward “Eki” Robert Yandall’s face as friends and family stood and clapped for him while he descended steps into the pavilion at Kona Vista Recreation Center Sunday afternoon.
Our health centers across Hawaiʻi provide high-quality health and wellness services that our communities depend upon, and are truly built on a foundation of aloha-- caring for our entire ohana.
"The proposal to close Puʻuhonua o Waiʻanae without working with the more than 200 individuals currently living there to create a transition plan on where they will go is a bad idea that is causing uncertainty, stress, ha
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) accepted the American Veterans (AMVETS) Silver Helmet Award for Congressional Service on behalf of Senator Daniel Akaka for his dedication to serving and empowering veterans in Hawai‘i and across the country.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s (HI-02) Civil Defense Accountability Act of 2018 (H.R. 4949) continues to gain national momentum, adding 18 Congressional cosponsors since introduction.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), Co-Chair of the House Nursing Caucus, today joined fellow lawmakers in introducing the Health Care Workplace Violence Prevention Act of 2018 to improve the safety of nurses and other healthcare workers.
“Keeping guns out of the hands of those guilty of violent crimes is a no brainer that is one of many common sense bipartisan reforms we can make.
Washington, DC—In a speech on the House floor, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) called for bipartisan action on gun safety reforms already supported by both Democrats and Republicans, and a majority of Americans.
"Great meeting with #Hawaii @VFW today to discuss improving veterans healthcare, community care programs, improving records systems, and how VFW is providing aid to veterans in American Samoa after the recent cyclone. Thank you for your continued service!"-TG
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President Trump should "engage directly" with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in order to resolve a worsening diplomatic crisis with the country, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said Tuesday on CNN.
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Puerto Rican’s in D.C. calling on Congress for help.
Alberto Dominguez’ family in Puerto Rico has no running water or electricity. He’s here with his wife and 5-year-old son to remind lawmakers that those 3.4 million people on the Island are U.S. citizens.
An excerpt of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's op-ed originally published in The Hill is available below. To read the full op-ed, click here.
Nothing is more important than the safety and security of the people of Hawaii and our country. As a member of the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees, I am focused on keeping the American people safe from threats to our national security, environment, communities and fellow citizens.
U.S. record of regime change hurts NK diplomacy
By Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02)
Maui Now, March 30, 2017
A bill seeking to exempt Hawaiʻi, Alaska, and communities that rely on essential air services from increases in TSA air travel fees was introduced today by Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01), and Don Young (AK-AL).
LIHUE — About 300 people came to the Kauai Veterans Center Wednesday evening for a town hall meeting with Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is under fire for her comments about the U.S. military strike on Syria.
That’s to be expected. But Gabbard should stand strong, because she is right.
Staff, Big Island Now
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order rolling back progress to fight climate change and promote clean energy nationwide: