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 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.
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“It is unfortunate that the Trump Administration is choosing to perpetuate biased information and outdated myths to fuel the failed War on Drugs that has ripped families apart and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars.
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.
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WASHINGTON — For years, Veterans Affairs leaders and administration officials have promised they won’t let health issues surrounding burn pit exposure in Iraq and Afghanistan
LIHUE — Disaster recovery on Kauai is making progress with the help of good Samaritans.
Samaritan’s Purse, a North Carolina-based Christian relief organization, on Wednesday landed at Lihue Airport with supplies and disaster specialists on the organization’s DC-8 cargo plane that departed from Greensboro.
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is part of a bicameral coalition of 170 members of Congress that introduced a resolution today calling for the immediate resignation of Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, according to a news release from the congresswoman’s office this morning.
The Federal Communications Commission said future ballistic missile warning tests in Hawaii should not include words that hark back to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor — specifically, “This is not a drill.”
ASHINGTON, DC — Hawaii Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen civil defense preparedness in Hawaii and across the country.
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- “There should be a sense of urgency," Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI-2) said.
Gabbard is frustrated by the inaction of her colleagues in the wake attempted hacking during the 2016 election. She said that’s when 21 states’ election systems were targeted by hackers.
U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa introduced a bill which could give floriculture research in Hawaii a boost.
The State Assistance for Tropical Floriculture Research Act of 2018 would allow states to seek grants of at least $250,000 per year to research and develop disease-resistant varieties of tropical flowers.
By: Harrison Cramer
When missile-alert sirens blared across Hawaii last month, citizens were expected to hunker down inside and wait for help—at least according to the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, which tells citizens to “Get Inside, Stay Inside, and Stay Tuned.”
After a mass shooting that killed 17 people at a southern Florida high school, legislators and residents in Hawaii are reassessing the effectiveness of state and federal gun laws.
Koloa resident Karen Cos said it should be more difficult for people to obtain guns, not withstanding the Second Amendment.