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Senator Hirono announces over $4.76M in AmeriCorps funding for three hawaii nonprofits

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU, HI–Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced that three Hawaii organizations have received over $4.76 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service programs. Funding from CNCS will go to Kupu, Teach for America Hawaii, and the […]

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Senator Hirono, Casey reintroduce legislation to provide financial relief for families with child and dependent care tax credit

MEDIA RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), and 18 of their colleagues reintroduced the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Enhancement Act. The bill would increase the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit and make it available for more working and middle class families while allowing for […]

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Senator Mazie K. Hirono questions Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt about the future home of Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

Senator Hirono questions decision to relocate Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to Oahu

Moving Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to Oahu “Doesn’t Seem to Make a Lot of Sense”

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Senator Hirono on the Attorney General’s Summary of the Mueller Report

MEDIA RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) issued the following statement after the release of Attorney General Bill Barr’s summary of the Mueller Report. “Robert Mueller did not exonerate Donald Trump on obstruction of justice. Instead, Attorney General Bill Barr made his own determination consistent with his unsolicited 19-page memo arguing that […]

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Senator Hirono undergoes corrective eye surgery

In consultation with her physician, Senator Mazie Hirono has elected to undergo surgery to implant a lens to improve the vision in her left eye. Because this surgery requires some preparation, Senator Hirono plans to have this procedure during the Congressional recess, which will allow her to get back to work when the Senate is […]

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Senator Hirono to Co-Chair study group on US-Japan relations

Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), the first Japanese immigrant to serve in the Senate, has been named Senate Co-Chair of The Congressional Study Group on Japan (CSGJ), a bipartisan organization committed to promoting frank and candid dialogue between American lawmakers and their counterparts in Japan.

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Senator Hirono placed on three Judiciary subcommittees

Senator Mazie K. Hirono was selected to serve on three subcommittees on the Judiciary Committee today. Hirono will serve on the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security; Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights; and Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law.

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Senator Hirono selects legislative aides as defense and military experts

Senator Mazie K. Hirono today announced hiring two experienced defense and military experts with island ties for her legislative team. Nick Ikeda, a former aide to Senator Akaka and Department of Defense expert, and retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Walter Kaneakua, a former aide to Senator Inouye, will make up Hirono’s defense and military legislative […]

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