The latest federal campaign finance reports indicate very different strategies by Hawaii’s congresswomen, and reinforce the notion Hanabusa may run for governor.
The proposed reauthorization of a housing bill leaves out annual funding of up to $13 million for Native Hawaiians.
Stressing how an island state is particularly vulnerable, elected leaders and environmentalists resolved to continue local efforts.
More ships stationed in the islands could provide an economic boost — including high-paying jobs — for decades to come.
The state’s congressional delegation opposed the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but the state Chamber of Commerce expressed concerns.
Former Marine Gen. James Mattis is likely headed for confirmation as defense secretary. He met Friday with Sen. Mazie Hirono.
Seeking a more welcoming venue for her Honolulu office, she becomes the first member of the congressional delegation to move out.