Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) delivered opening remarks and lit the ceremonial lantern at the annual Diwali Celebration on Capitol Hill.
Washington, DC—Today in Washington, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) joined Members of Congress and Martin Luther King III, civil rights leader and president of the group Why Tuesday?, and Norm Ornstein and Bill Wachtel, co-founders Why Tuesday?, at a press conference calling for passage of the Weekend Voting Act (H.R.1094).
"Met with LtGen Steven Rudder, Aviation Deputy Commandment to discuss aviation and Marine Corps readiness" - TG
In Hawaii, veteran treatment courts and drug courts are helping to reduce prison crowding and over-criminalization by focusing on rehabilitation and treatment.
Student debt is crippling millions of Americans.
"Our nation’s heroes gain knowledge and experience during their time in the service that sets them up for success as they transition into civilian life.
"When our veterans return to civilian life, their mission of service doesn’t end. They leverage the knowledge, skills, and experience gained during their service to build success in their local communities as entrepreneurs and small business owners.
"Nearly 345,000 women have served under the American flag in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet, when they return home, they face a country and a VA that is ill-equipped to meet their needs.
@TulsiPress: Expanding STEAM knowledge & skills in our schools is critical to setting our keiki up for success https://gabbard.house.gov/education
From breathtaking Haleakalā National Park on Maui and fiery Volcanoes National Park on Hawaiʻi Island, to the incomparable story of Kalaupapa National Historical Park on Molokaʻi, each of our national parks has a story to share.
In The News
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Congressional delegation wants to reinstate Medicaid eligibility for migrants who are in the U.S. under the Compact of Free Association.
Hawaii could get an influx of $469.7 million for military construction and infrastructure investment as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.
The bill was passed by the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday.
After 9/11, our nation's leaders committed to seeking out and destroying the Islamic extremists who declared war on us, through their attacks, which killed close to 3,000 people on that fateful day. Like so many others, I enlisted in the Army to fight that fight, and shipped off to Basic Combat Training, in Fort Jackson, SC.
By Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Published: June 15, 2014
Imagine if your son or daughter, or your brother or sister, was sick or injured, and needed urgent care, but couldn't see a doctor for three months, six months, or more than a year. This scenario would be unacceptable to all of us.
By Derrick DePledge
May 10, 2014
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
March 12, 2014
Washington (AP) -- The turmoil over how to end an epidemic of sexual assaults in the U.S. military is far from over as Congress haggles over legislative remedies and new details emerge about a high-profile case involving an Army general and a female captain under his command.