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Mazie Hirono

Mazie Hirono Has Some Virus Advice For Cancer Survivors Like Herself Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Mazie Hirono Has Some Virus Advice For Cancer Survivors Like Herself

The 72-year-old U.S. senator says she’s changed her own habits to protect herself and the community during the coronavirus pandemic.

Impeachment: Hawaii Senators Cast Their Votes Against The President Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Impeachment: Hawaii Senators Cast Their Votes Against The President

Both of Hawaii’s senators voted to convict the president on two counts, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Whistleblower Alleges FAA Misconduct In Oversight Of Hawaii Copter Companies Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Whistleblower Alleges FAA Misconduct In Oversight Of Hawaii Copter Companies

The U.S. Senate Transportation Committee says the information “raises significant concerns about the efficacy of FAA oversight in Hawaii,” where there were two deadly crashes in 2019.

How Hawaii’s Senators Are Approaching Impeachment Nick Grube/Civil Beat

How Hawaii’s Senators Are Approaching Impeachment

Sens. Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono, both Democrats, want to hear witness testimony. One thinks they can convince Republicans to budge. The other doesn’t.

Hawaii Delegation Condemns Trump’s Targeted Killing Of Top Iranian Commander Courtesy: Chris Hunkeler/Flickr

Hawaii Delegation Condemns Trump’s Targeted Killing Of Top Iranian Commander

All four members have expressed concern about the Trump administration’s stance with Iran, which has escalated tensions within the region.

Prisons Chief: A New Halfway House On The Way For Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Prisons Chief: A New Halfway House On The Way For Hawaii

The state’s only re-entry facility for federal inmates closed after the city of Honolulu purchased the building and destined it for drug treatment.

Mazie Hirono Gets A Book Deal To Tell Her Life Story Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Mazie Hirono Gets A Book Deal To Tell Her Life Story

The U.S. senator from Hawaii will detail her upbringing as an immigrant, her recent bout with kidney cancer and her political life in the Trump era.

Federal Campaign Filings Show Gabbard Has Raised Another $3 Million Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Federal Campaign Filings Show Gabbard Has Raised Another $3 Million

State Sen. Kai Kahele continues to rake in cash in his bid to oust the CD2 congresswoman.

Hirono On The Border: ‘I Know How Important It Is To Keep Families Together’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono On The Border: ‘I Know How Important It Is To Keep Families Together’

The Hawaii senator talks about her recent trip to Texas to inspect U.S. Border Patrol facilities.

Politicians Weigh In On TMT Protests As Standoff Continues Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Politicians Weigh In On TMT Protests As Standoff Continues

UPDATED 7/20/2019: From Ed Case to Tulsi Gabbard, from Bernie Sanders to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, local and national politicians are weighing in on Mauna Kea. 

Schatz, Hirono Boast Diverse Staffs In US Senate Courtesy of Sen. Mazie Hirono

Schatz, Hirono Boast Diverse Staffs In US Senate

The Hawaii senators hire more Asians or Pacific Islanders and Native American, Hawaiians or Alaskans than any of their peers in the party.

Danny De Gracia: Maybe Hirono Should Be A ‘Badass’ On Local Issues Too Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Maybe Hirono Should Be A ‘Badass’ On Local Issues Too

Emerging as one of President Trump’s most vocal critics plays well with the senator’s political base, but what about all those federal investigations in her own backyard?

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