"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.
Honolulu, HI- Today on Oʻahu, Rep.
“It is unfortunate that the Trump Administration is choosing to perpetuate biased information and outdated myths to fuel the failed War on Drugs that has ripped families apart and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars.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.
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.
"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."
#Kauai and #Oahu residents: TODAY is the final day to register for federal assistance with any losses from the April rain, flooding, and landslides.
In The News
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:
Taylor Polson, Honolulu Star Advertiser
March 25--U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Tuesday called for the decriminalization of marijuana at the federal level in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Congressman Thomas Garrett (R-Virginia) introduced the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act.
Legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Mike Bost (R-Ill.) to help remedy “the growing problem” of Veterans Affairs medical centers operating for extended periods without a permanent director passed unanimously in the House on Friday, Gabbard’s office said.