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Senator Hirono accepting applications for military service academy nominations

MEDIA RELEASE Application Deadline for Competitive Nomination Process is October 31, 2019. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced she is currently accepting applications from Hawaii students seeking a military service academy nomination. Each year, Senator Hirono nominates Hawaii students to the Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, Naval Academy, and the Merchant Marine […]

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Senator Hirono on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report to the Attorney General

MEDIA RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) issued the following statement after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his report to the Attorney General: “Today, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation and delivered his report to the Attorney General. His investigation has already revealed many details about an extensive Russian campaign to elect Donald […]

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Sen. Hirono opposes President Trump’s efforts to privatize the U.S. Postal Service

Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) released the following statement in support of Hawaii U.S. Postal Service (USPS) workers’ rally to oppose the Trump administration’s efforts to privatize USPS:

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Senator Hirono thanks President Trump for making federal assistance available to residents affected by Kilauea’s eruption

“The swift approval of the State’s application for Individual Assistance unlocks much-needed resources for residents and households affected by the ongoing Kilauea eruption,” Senator Hirono said. “We have a lot of hard work ahead as we continue to respond to and begin to recover from this disaster and I want to thank President Trump and […]

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Senator Hirono announces $119,000 federal grant to research Kilauea eruption

Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced that the University of Hawaii will receive a $119,821 grant to study the ongoing volcanic activity on Hawaii Island. The project, RAPID: Tracking magmatic and volcanic changes in the May 2018 Kilauea Eruption, seeks to inform why the current volcanic activity is occurring and help to predict future eruption activity.

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Senator Hirono plans to undergo treatment for kidney cancer

During a routine pre-operative physical for my eye surgery, my doctor discovered an abnormality on my chest x-ray. After a series of follow up tests, I have been diagnosed with kidney cancer that is also present in my seventh rib.

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Senator Hirono nominates three to U.S. military service academies

Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced her nomination of 3 Hawaii Island students to the U.S. military service academies for the Class of 2021. The students’ applications are now being considered by the four academies for final selection. “By applying to our nation’s service academies, these young men and women exemplify service above self,” said Senator […]

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Sen Hirono joins vote on Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act

Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono joined a unanimous, bipartisan vote in the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee to advance H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act, which would improve access to mental health services and suicide prevention resources for American veterans.

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