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Mazie Hirono

Mazie Hirono Basks In Her Newfound Celebrity AP

Mazie Hirono Basks In Her Newfound Celebrity

The Hawaii senator is getting a lot of attention over her lead role in opposing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Hirono Tells McConnell To His Face: ‘Do The Right Thing’ Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Tells McConnell To His Face: ‘Do The Right Thing’

The Hawaii senator’s stand on a Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual assault is reminiscent of what Congresswoman Patsy Mink did in 1991.

Hirono To Kavanaugh: ‘I Think You Have A Problem Here’ Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono To Kavanaugh: ‘I Think You Have A Problem Here’

The Hawaii senator thinks the Supreme Court nominee’s views on Native Hawaiian voting rights could threaten other federal programs for indigenous populations, including in Alaska.

Brett Kavanaugh No Friend Of Special Rights For Native Hawaiians AP

Brett Kavanaugh No Friend Of Special Rights For Native Hawaiians

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee once called the Office of Hawaiian Affairs a “naked racial spoils system.”

How Sen. Mazie Hirono Hopes To Save Hawaii’s Endangered Plants Bryce Johnson/FLUX Hawaii

How Sen. Mazie Hirono Hopes To Save Hawaii’s Endangered Plants

A Senate bill would promote the hiring of more federal botanists and encourage the use of native plants in federal projects.

Hirono Is Front And Center In Battle Against Trump’s Judicial Nominees Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Is Front And Center In Battle Against Trump’s Judicial Nominees

A national nonprofit organization is highlighting the Hawaii senator’s opposition to the president’s picks for federal judgeships.

‘It’s Very Personal To Me:’ Hirono Slams Trump’s Immigration Policy Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

‘It’s Very Personal To Me:’ Hirono Slams Trump’s Immigration Policy

Hawaii’s senator opens up about her own experience immigrating to the U.S from Japan and leaving behind her 3-year-old brother.

Hirono Evokes Floods And Volcanoes In Effort To Restore Net Neutrality C-Span

Hirono Evokes Floods And Volcanoes In Effort To Restore Net Neutrality

The U.S. Senate passed a Democratic-backed resolution Wednesday to keep Obama-era internet access rules in place.

US Missile Strikes In Syria Draw Strong Reaction From Hawaii Delegation Getty Images

US Missile Strikes In Syria Draw Strong Reaction From Hawaii Delegation

Hawaii’s senators and representatives called for peace in Syria, congressional approval of future military action and the renewed acceptance of refugees into the U.S.

Mazie Hirono