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White House launches Earth Day resource guide

White House launches Earth Day resource guide

MEDIA RELEASE President Barack Obama has challenged Americans to take action in their homes, communities, schools, or businesses to improve the environment in honor of the upcoming 40th Anniversary of Earth Day (Thursday, April 22). The White House unveiled www.WhiteHouse.gov/EarthDay as a resource guide for all those interested in learning how they can help make […]

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Akaka attends health insurance bill signing

Akaka attends health insurance bill signing

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka attended President Obama’s signing of the health insurance reform bill Tuesday, March 23 in the East Room of the White House. “It was a real pleasure and a privilege to witness the signing of this great bill by the president at the White House,” Akaka said. “Our President […]

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Lingle interview from Washington, D.C.

Lingle interview from Washington, D.C.

TRANSCRIPT OF GOVERNOR’S Q&A WASHINGTON, D.C. MEETINGS The following is the transcript of a call-in interview with Gov. Linda Lingle on KSSK radio Monday, Feb. 22. Lingle is in Washington, D.C. participating in the National Governors Association’s annual winter meeting. Monday morning, Lingle and her fellow governors met with President Obama and his cabinet at […]

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Lawmakers agree on final text of Native Hawaiian government reorganization act

Lawmakers agree on final text of Native Hawaiian government reorganization act

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Congressional Delegation has released the final text of the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act, which includes clarifications addressing concerns raised by the State of Hawaii and stakeholders in the Native Hawaiian community. The legislation was fine-tuned in consultation between the Delegation and the White House, the U.S. Departments of Justice and […]

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Obama urged to prioritize clean energy, climate legislation

Obama urged to prioritize clean energy, climate legislation

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii) joined 16 of his Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Barack Obama this week urging the president to prioritize clean energy and climate legislation capable of creating new economic opportunities. “Passing climate legislation is not only critical for the environment, it will be a major job […]

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The President’s budget will mean lower taxes for 500,000 families in Hawaii. Through the Making Work Pay tax credit, the budget provides a tax cut up to $400 for individuals and $800 for families.

Hawaii and the President’s fiscal year 2010 budget

The President’s budget will mean lower taxes for 500,000 families in Hawaii. Through the Making Work Pay tax credit, the budget provides a tax cut up to $400 for individuals and $800 for families.

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day proclamations

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day proclamations

In observance of the 68th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Gov. Linda Lingle has ordered the Hawaii state flag to be displayed at half-staff Monday, Dec. 7, from sunrise to sunset. The governor’s proclamation also encourages residents to display the state flag at half-staff at their homes and businesses on that day, which […]

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Prepared remarks of  Obama: Back to school event

Prepared remarks of Obama: Back to school event

MEDIA RELEASE President Barack Obama’s speech, delivered Tuesday, Sept. 8 in Arlington, Va., in full: Hello everyone – how’s everybody doing today? I’m here with students at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia. And we’ve got students tuning in from all across America, kindergarten through twelfth grade. I’m glad you all could join us today.  […]

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Forum to help citizens quiz the president

MEDIA RELEASE/PRWEB A non-partisan coalition of traditional and new media has launched “Ask the President,” a new online forum for citizens to submit and vote on questions for President Barack Obama at presidential press conferences. The coalition is a partnership between The Washington Times, The Nation and Personal Democracy Forum. “Ask the President” is aimed […]

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