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Veterans Home In Hilo To Get $600,000 In Federal Relief Funds Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Veterans Home In Hilo To Get $600,000 In Federal Relief Funds

The facility was the site of a COVID-19 outbreak that killed 27 and prompted a change in management, a lawsuit and a massive federal fine.

Brian Schatz: ‘Native Wisdom’ Needs To Be Part Of US Climate Policy Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Brian Schatz: ‘Native Wisdom’ Needs To Be Part Of US Climate Policy

Hawaii’s senior senator is elevating one of his top policy initiatives — climate change — as chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.

Schatz: Coronavirus Relief Package Is ‘My No. 1 Priority’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: Coronavirus Relief Package Is ‘My No. 1 Priority’

Hawaii’s senior senator says the state should get enough money to avoid layoffs and furloughs for public workers.

Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz Snags Another Senate Chairmanship Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz Snags Another Senate Chairmanship

The Aloha State’s senior senator is in a good position to divert more federal funds to the islands and address Native Hawaiian issues.

John Pritchett: D.C. For Dummies John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: D.C. For Dummies

Hawaii’s longest-serving U.S. senator, the late Dan Inouye, was the King of Pork. With Democrats in control again, Sen. Brian Schatz is perfectly positioned to make sure Hawaii gets its fair share of federal dollars.

‘Rank Hypocrisy,’ Patsy Mink And The Confirmation Of Amy Coney Barrett Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Rank Hypocrisy,’ Patsy Mink And The Confirmation Of Amy Coney Barrett

Hawaii’s senators warned of a bleak future in which partisanship rules Washington after Republicans confirmed President Donald Trump’s latest Supreme Court nominee in the midst of an election year.

Hawaii Democrats Work To Flip The US Senate, Retain The House Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hawaii Democrats Work To Flip The US Senate, Retain The House

The latest filings from the Federal Election Commission show how the majority of the state’s federal delegation has worked to help Democrats retake control of Washington.

A Frank Conversation With US Sen. Brian Schatz About Hawaii’s ‘Terrible’ Virus Response Effort Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Frank Conversation With US Sen. Brian Schatz About Hawaii’s ‘Terrible’ Virus Response Effort

Hawaii’s senior senator is extremely troubled by the Ige and Caldwell administrations’ failure to deal effectively with the coronavirus problem in Hawaii.

Schatz: Dems Poised To Roll Out ‘Big, Bold Climate Legislation’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: Dems Poised To Roll Out ‘Big, Bold Climate Legislation’

The Hawaii senator unveiled a new proposal to reduce emissions and stimulate the economy by focusing federal resources to combat the rise of global temperatures.