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Mazie Hirono

Senate Kills Four Gun Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senate Kills Four Gun Bills

Two measures were favored by Republicans and two were favored by Democrats. All failed largely along party lines.

Senate To Vote On Gun Bills

Two proposals come from Republicans and two come from Democrats. Hirono and Schatz joined Murphy's filibuster.
Filipino WWII Veterans Reunion Program Begins Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Filipino WWII Veterans Reunion Program Begins

After decades of waiting, applications are now being accepted for the U.S. citizens to reunite more easily with their children abroad.
Hawaii On The Hill: Keeping The Islands On Washington DC’s Map Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii On The Hill: Keeping The Islands On Washington DC’s Map

The third annual event sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono and Chamber of Commerce Hawaii shows off island businesses in the nation's capital.
Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress?

The Democrat and former congresswoman likely would scare off many potential challengers for the seat she won twice before Takai.
Judge Garland ‘Impressive,’ Says Hirono Courtesy

Judge Garland ‘Impressive,’ Says Hirono

The Hawaii senator urges her Republican colleagues to hold a hearing on the SCOTUS pick.
Derogatory Racial Term Denounced Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Derogatory Racial Term Denounced

Mazie Hirono is among many decrying Rep. Peter King's use of disparaging language for Japanese people.
Sanders Backers Dispute Delegate Count Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Sanders Backers Dispute Delegate Count

UPDATED: Hawaii supporters of Bernie Sanders are asking Democratic superdelegates to reflect the state's landslide caucus vote.
Schatz’s Hawaii PAC Has Brought In $220K In Two Years Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Schatz’s Hawaii PAC Has Brought In $220K In Two Years

While funding his second campaign in two years to keep his own seat, the Hawaii senator is contributing to other Democratic candidates.
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