The change could help an estimated 25,000 people in Hawaii.
Doug Domenech says the U.S. is “on the cusp” of extending agreements with three Micronesian nations.
The U.S. should move now to amend and extend funding through the Compacts of Free Association with three island nations.
If not, the congressman says renewal of the U.S treaties with three Micronesian nations may be at risk.
Honolulu attorney Laurie Loomis is under scrutiny from professional regulators, but a broader inquiry by federal and state law enforcement agencies is warranted.
Personally, I think it’s just a cartoon. But a research paper connects Bikini Bottom to the Bikini Atoll nuclear tests.
Micronesians face language and cultural barriers when seeking medical care, and are far less likely to have insurance coverage.
The Department of Transportation opposes the measure, saying it could render all Hawaii driver’s licenses useless for flying.
The economic prospects of most COFA nations are limited. But their military importance to the U.S. is growing.