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Hawaii Delegation Splits Its Votes As Government Shutdown Ends Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Delegation Splits Its Votes As Government Shutdown Ends

Reopen the government or make a stand for child immigrants? Congressional Democrats reached different conclusions.
Hawaii Delegates Speak Out Against GOP Tax Bill ‘Scam’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Delegates Speak Out Against GOP Tax Bill ‘Scam’

But President Trump calls passage of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act “a big, beautiful tax cut for Christmas.”

Chad Blair: Brian Schatz Is In The Hot Seat Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Brian Schatz Is In The Hot Seat Now

Hawaii’s senior senator is a member of the Senate Ethics Committee, which is tasked with investigating his own colleagues.

How Brian Schatz Is Becoming The Senate’s Chief Science Nerd Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

How Brian Schatz Is Becoming The Senate’s Chief Science Nerd

From data security to climate change, from net neutrality to telemedicine, the Hawaii senator is front and center on technology issues.

Chad Blair: Schatz On Wrong Side Of Vote To Debate Endless War Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Schatz On Wrong Side Of Vote To Debate Endless War

The Hawaii senator opposed legislation that could have led to halting military force not specifically authorized by Congress.

Sen. Brian Schatz: Trump Is ‘Not My President’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sen. Brian Schatz: Trump Is ‘Not My President’

The Hawaii Democrat tweeted, “As a Jew, as an American, as a human, words cannot express my disgust and disappointment.”

Hirono’s Up For Re-Election Next Year But Schatz Has Twice The Cash U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono

Hirono’s Up For Re-Election Next Year But Schatz Has Twice The Cash

Campaign finance reports show Hawaii’s U.S. senators have far different totals on hand, but Hirono did raise $400,000 from April to June.

Hawaii Leaders Say State Is Under ‘Attack’ With Loss Of Federal Funds Civil Beat

Hawaii Leaders Say State Is Under ‘Attack’ With Loss Of Federal Funds

The proposed reauthorization of a housing bill leaves out annual funding of up to $13 million for Native Hawaiians.

Brian Schatz: ‘Invigorating To See People So Engaged’ In Resisting Trump Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Brian Schatz: ‘Invigorating To See People So Engaged’ In Resisting Trump

The Hawaii senator perceives a whole new political landscape in the islands, with constituents following “every twist and turn.”