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Tributes Pour In After Death of Congressman Mark Takai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tributes Pour In After Death of Congressman Mark Takai

The first-term Democratic congressman, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last October, died Wednesday at age 49.
House Passes GMO Label Bill Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Passes GMO Label Bill

Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii calls it a disingenuous measure that makes it difficult for consumers to know what’s in their food.
House: Bar Women From Draft Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House: Bar Women From Draft

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved a measure that says women should not be required to register for a potential military draft.
House Dems Pay Staff Well Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Dems Pay Staff Well

A report says that 37 of the 50 biggest spenders on aides' paychecks in the U.S. House are Democrats.
Gun Control Sit-In In House Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gun Control Sit-In In House

Dozens of Democrats occupy the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to force a vote on gun legislation.
House Nixes War, Immigrant Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Nixes War, Immigrant Bills

Proposals called for Congress to pass a new war powers resolution and to prevent Obama from enlisting young illegal immigrants in the military.
House Tackles Puerto Rico Debt Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Tackles Puerto Rico Debt

The legislation addresses the "economic and humanitarian crisis" afflicting the island.
Takai Endorses Hanabusa Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Takai Endorses Hanabusa

The congressman issues a statement saying the 1st Congressional District would be well-served by returning Hanabusa to the post she formerly held.
Lei Ahu Isa For Congress Courtesy

Lei Ahu Isa For Congress

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee is seeking the seat being vacated by Mark Takai.