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Kuhio’s Royal Charm And Brawling Skills Earned Him Early Admirers In Congress DC Public Library, The People's Archive, Historic Image Collection

Kuhio’s Royal Charm And Brawling Skills Earned Him Early Admirers In Congress

President Roosevelt couldn't even pronounce Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole's name, but Kuhio's celebrity star power equipped him for the perilous halls of Congress.
GOP Infighting Puts Jill Tokuda’s Swearing-In Ceremony On Hold Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2023

GOP Infighting Puts Jill Tokuda’s Swearing-In Ceremony On Hold

The first-term Hawaii congresswoman hopes that Tuesday's disarray will show Republicans that working with Democrats will be in their best interest moving forward.
‘A Hui Hou!’ Kai Kahele Bids Aloha To Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

‘A Hui Hou!’ Kai Kahele Bids Aloha To Congress

Kahele says he is returning to his fulltime job as a pilot for Hawaiian Airlines as well as continue in the Hawaii National Guard.
Kahele Introduces Bill Lowering Blood Quantum For Home Lands Screenshot/Kai Kahele/YouTube

Kahele Introduces Bill Lowering Blood Quantum For Home Lands

The measure would make it easier for relatives of homesteaders to inherit their property.
Schatz Snags Another $64 Million For Honolulu Rail Project Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Schatz Snags Another $64 Million For Honolulu Rail Project

Hawaii’s senior senator, who sits on the Appropriations Committee, says he's secured more money for the beleaguered project, which is years behind schedule and massively over budget.
Hawaii Has A Lot At Stake In Last-Gasp Federal Budget Talks Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Has A Lot At Stake In Last-Gasp Federal Budget Talks

Congress is racing to pass a $1.7 trillion spending bill by the end of the year that includes hundreds of millions of dollars in earmarks for Hawaii.
Hawaii Proud Boys Founder Sentenced To Four Years In Prison Screenshot/2021

Hawaii Proud Boys Founder Sentenced To Four Years In Prison

Nicholas Ochs, who was described by prosecutors as an "elder" in the extremist organization, was an active participant in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Case, Kahele Vote To Pass Respect For Marriage Act Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2022

Case, Kahele Vote To Pass Respect For Marriage Act

This is the second time the Democratic duo have voted in favor of marriage equality. The bill now heads to President Joe Biden to become law.
Kahele Wants Federal Probe Of Lobbying Efforts For DHHL Lease Extension Tim Wright/Civil Beat/2022

Kahele Wants Federal Probe Of Lobbying Efforts For DHHL Lease Extension

Among the lobbyists representing the Prince Kuhio Plaza is Andy Winer, a recent political rival of the Hawaii congressman and former chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz.
Closures Of Red Hill, Shark Fin Ban And Volcano Monitoring Included In Defense Bill Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2022

Closures Of Red Hill, Shark Fin Ban And Volcano Monitoring Included In Defense Bill

Congress has come to terms on an annual defense budget that sets spending for the U.S. military at $858 billion for 2023.