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Civil Beat Poll: Tulsi Gabbard Is Hawaii’s Most Popular Politician Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Tulsi Gabbard Is Hawaii’s Most Popular Politician

Only former President Obama gets higher marks than the Hawaii congresswoman.

Hirono Evokes Floods And Volcanoes In Effort To Restore Net Neutrality C-Span

Hirono Evokes Floods And Volcanoes In Effort To Restore Net Neutrality

The U.S. Senate passed a Democratic-backed resolution Wednesday to keep Obama-era internet access rules in place.

US Missile Strikes In Syria Draw Strong Reaction From Hawaii Delegation Getty Images

US Missile Strikes In Syria Draw Strong Reaction From Hawaii Delegation

Hawaii’s senators and representatives called for peace in Syria, congressional approval of future military action and the renewed acceptance of refugees into the U.S.

Hawaii Senators Get Their Shot At Facebook CEO Zuckerberg AP/ Carolyn Kaster

Hawaii Senators Get Their Shot At Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

Sen. Mazie Hirono wanted assurances that Facebook wouldn’t help ICE target immigrants using data from the social media platform.

Schatz For President In 2020? Don’t Count On It, He Says Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz For President In 2020? Don’t Count On It, He Says

Told his name is being “bandied about” as a possible candidate, the Hawaii senator dismissed any notion that he might run.

College Would Get A Lot More Affordable Under This New Schatz Proposal Cory Lum/Civil Beat

College Would Get A Lot More Affordable Under This New Schatz Proposal

The Hawaii senator’s debt-free college plan is getting some attention nationally even though it’s unlikely to gain congressional approval any time soon.

Former Hawaii Resident Confirmed For Top Border Protection Post U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Former Hawaii Resident Confirmed For Top Border Protection Post

Hawaii’s senators split their votes as Kevin McAleenan was confirmed as U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner.

Congressional Budget Deal Likely Means More Federal Money For Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Congressional Budget Deal Likely Means More Federal Money For Hawaii

President Trump proposed massive cutbacks, but the opposite is likely to happen after a bipartisan deal lifted spending caps.

Hawaii Praises And Pans Trump Speech AP

Hawaii Praises And Pans Trump Speech

The president is lauded as a “man of his word” by supporters while opponents call his address “disappointingly divisive.”