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Mazie Hirono

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.
Hirono’s Pineapple PAC Seeks To Help Dems Retake The US Senate Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Hirono’s Pineapple PAC Seeks To Help Dems Retake The US Senate

The Hawaii senator’s political action committee also donates to U.S. House candidates, party committees and even a Los Angeles city supervisor.
Hirono, Ige Raise Zika Awareness U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono

Hirono, Ige Raise Zika Awareness

The senator and the governor also call for additional federal money "to prepare for and fight" the virus in Hawaii and across the country.
Schatz Has $3M In Campaign Cash PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Schatz Has $3M In Campaign Cash

The U.S. senator has yet to draw an official competitor in his re-election race this year.
Hirono Wants $1.9B To Fight Zika Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono Wants $1.9B To Fight Zika

The Hawaii senator joins Democrat Ben Nelson of Florida in seeking to fully fund President Obama's request.
US Senate Bill Calls For $137 Million In Aid To COFA Nation of Palau Flickr: LuxTonnerre

US Senate Bill Calls For $137 Million In Aid To COFA Nation of Palau

Two other COFA nations “face challenges” in achieving self-sufficiency, the Government Accountability Office reports.
Hawaii Gets Another Superdelegate For Democratic Convention Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gets Another Superdelegate For Democratic Convention

In a surprise to local party officials, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui was added just before the presidential preference poll, bringing the total to 10.
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