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Mazie Hirono

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?

Tulsi Gabbard Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With $2 Million In The Bank Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tulsi Gabbard Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With $2 Million In The Bank

The Hawaii congresswoman will need to raise a lot more if she expects to compete with Democrat heavyweights such as Elizabeth Warren, who reported having $11 million in cash on hand.

Gabbard’s Claims Of ‘Religious Bigotry’ Draw Cheers From The Right Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gabbard’s Claims Of ‘Religious Bigotry’ Draw Cheers From The Right

A $1.5 million ad campaign from a group that wants to stack the courts with conservative judges features the Hawaii congresswoman’s recent attacks against Senate Democrats.

Missiles, Mac Nuts And Military Money Among Hawaii’s Top Congressional Wins Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Missiles, Mac Nuts And Military Money Among Hawaii’s Top Congressional Wins

As Congress launches into a new two-year session, Civil Beat looked back at some of the delegation’s accomplishments during the first two years of Trump.

Hirono Files Suit Against Trump Over Appointment of Acting AG Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Files Suit Against Trump Over Appointment of Acting AG

The Hawaii senator joined two Senate Democrats in the action, which argues Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional.

Civil Beat Poll: Hirono Approval Rating Still High Despite Kavanaugh Backlash Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Hirono Approval Rating Still High Despite Kavanaugh Backlash

Moderates and conservatives have a dimmer view of the Hawaii senator after her pointed criticisms of the Supreme Court justice during his confirmation.

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