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The senator’s Honolulu town hall drew about 400 people, signaling what he said was growing political activism since Trump’s election.
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands comes under fire for not providing any new housing units last fiscal year.
The state’s congressional delegation opposed the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but the state Chamber of Commerce expressed concerns.
“I don’t think Hawaii can expect any favors from the federal government anytime soon,” says one analyst.
“We need a progressive counter-revolution,” says the Hawaii senator, who was elected to a full six-year term Tuesday.
Colleen Hanabusa will rejoin the congressional delegation after winning two races on the general election ballot.
Brian Schatz, Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa are not worried about losing this year, but they are making moves for their future.