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Mazie K. Hirono

Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act poised for Obama signature

MEDIA RELEASE The House of Representatives passed legislation Monday sponsored by Sens. Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), Dean Heller (R-NV), Harry Reid (D-NV), and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) that provides expedited tax relief for Americans making charitable donations in support of Typhoon Haiyan recovery efforts in the Philippines. The bill was sponsored in the U.S. House of […]

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Comedy shows by Augie T, Rex Navarrete to benefit Philippine typhoon victims

Two comedy shows featuring Filipino comics Augie T and Rex Navarrete will be presented on Hawai’i Island to benefit the hundreds of thousands affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines in November 2013. The “Laugh for Relief” tour will stop in Kona on Saturday, March 8 at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, and on […]

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Schatz creates resource center for typhoon survivors

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz has created a comprehensive resource center for the people of Hawaii looking for information about Typhoon Yolanda and how to help the survivors. The website will be continually updated with the U.S. federal government’s response efforts and includes information about how people can find loved ones in the Philippines. […]

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