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
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, D–Hawaii, held a town hall meeting at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at the Binhi At Ani Filipino Community Center in Kahului. About 150 people showed up, including Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa and Councilmembers Stacy Crivello and Kelly King. The air was humid with only an occasional breeze when Schatz stepped forward to the microphone. Before he even … [Read more...] about A brief report on U.S. Senator Brian Schatz’s recent Maui town hall meeting
Sorry for the late notice, but this only came in a few moments ago: at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 22 (that's tomorrow), U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, D–Hawaii, will hold a town hall meeting right here on Maui. Assuming you don't have to work, this is your big chance to ask Senator Schatz all manner of questions about the chaos in Washington right now: the federal government … [Read more...] about THIS JUST IN: U.S. Senator Brian Schatz to hold Maui Town Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 22
Don't blame us for the last-second news: U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, D–Hawaii, will hold a town hall meeting on Lanai on Friday, July 7. According to a news release his office sent out TODAY, "Senator Schatz will give updates on his work in Washington and take questions from constituents on their concerns." Given all the fun and games going on in Washington these days … [Read more...] about TOMORROW, July 7: Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz to hold town hall meeting on Lanai
Not long after taking my seat in the Maui Arts and Cultural Center's Castle Theater a little while before the start of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's April 20 Town Hall meeting, I noticed a couple guys standing against the far wall. They wore civilian clothes, but something about the way they were standing just screamed cop to me. Though there were still some seats available on the … [Read more...] about Was Rep. Tulsi Gabbard afraid of her constituents at her Maui Town Hall meeting?