Senator Brian Schatz’s least favorite part of his job is the airplanes. That’s to be expected when your office is almost a 5,000-mile commute from home. But the distance from Hawai‘i to Washington, DC isn’t only felt by the Democratic senator from Hawai‘i – it’s a disconnect experienced by many residents on these islands, isolated from the decision-making hub of a massive … [Read more...] about 5 Questions and Answers From Senator Brian Schatz’s Town Hall
Presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawai‘i, 2nd District), made her way to CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper this weekend, where she shared her thoughts on the ongoing government shutdown, and defended her trip to Syria and record on LGBTQ rights. The stop was the latest media appearance in the presidential hopeful’s run-up to 2020, and offered insight for … [Read more...] about Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Blames Government Shutdown on Both Sides, Defends Record on CNN
Hawai‘i's U.S. Senator Brian Schatz continues to make changes in Washington; Schatz's bill to help small business fight cybersecurity was signed into law Aug. 14 by Donald Trump. Small businesses are a pillar of the American economy but these businesses are major targets for cyberattacks, said a spokesperson from Schatz' office. The new legislation, the National Institute of … [Read more...] about Small hands for small business: Schatz gets Trump’s autograph
They say artists become famous only after they’re dead. Politicians, it seems, become canonized. In the tradition that scoured for the good in Richard Nixon after his death, Hawai‘i’s U.S. Senators Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono have lined up to praise the late Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) following his death on Sunday Aug. 25 from brain cancer. “We mourn the passing of a … [Read more...] about Hawai‘i senators honor late U.S. Senator John McCain
1. On May 10, Governor David Ige announced that Bruce Anderson, Ph.D, will take over as Director of Health (Dr. Virginia Pressler retires on June 1). Anderson previously served as Health Department Director under which governor? A. Neil Abercrombie B. Linda Lingle C. Ben Cayetano D. John Waihee III E. George Ariyoshi 2. Also on May 10, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz said that … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Senator Brian Schatz’s May 10 announcement?