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Date Title Officials Location
Sept. 12, 2014 President Obama Issues Major Disaster Designation for Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz Honolulu, HI
Sept. 4, 2014 Schatz Announces USDA Designation of Hawaii County as Natural Disaster Area Sen. Brian Schatz Honolulu, HI
Sept. 4, 2014 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces Federal Disaster Assistance for Hawai"i Island Farmers Impacted by Hurricane Iselle Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Honolulu, HI
Sept. 4, 2014 Hirono Urges Eligible Small Businesses Hurt by Tropical Storm Iselle to Appy for SBA Emergency Loans Sen. Mazie Hirono Honolulu, HI
Aug. 28, 2014 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Disappointed by Denial of Presidential Disaster Declaration for Puna Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Honolulu, HI
Aug. 15, 2014 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Joins FEMA Damage Assessment Team in Puna Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Honolulu, HI
Aug. 13, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - Calling for Emergency Assistance Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Unknown
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Washington, DC
July 30, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Rebuild Mauna Loa Observatory Road Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Schatz Announces More than $8 Million for Hawai'i Security and Emergency Preparedness Activites Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
July 3, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding for UH Research and Collaboration Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
June 25, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Improve Monitoring of Kilauea Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
June 18, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Schatz Bill with Bipartisan Vote to Secure Water Resources Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
June 6, 2014 Appropriations Committee Passes Funding for Tsunami Warning System Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Hanabusa Welcomes EPA Greenhouse Gas Standards for Hawaii Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Hirono Applauds New EPA Rule Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Hirono Announces Hawaii Benefits in Water Bill Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
May 21, 2014 Hirono Applauds Selection of Hawaii as Host of IUCN World Conservation Congress Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
May 21, 2014 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Welcomes World Conservation Congress to Hawai"i Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Washington, DC
May 14, 2014 Schatz Announces Water Resources for Hawai'i in Bipartisan Water Bill Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
May 9, 2014 Schatz Applauds President Obama's Solar Energy Actions Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
May 8, 2014 Hirono Announces More Than $3.1 Million for Hawaii Environmental Research and Ocean Management Efforts Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
May 6, 2014 Schatz Points to New Report on Climate Change as a Call for Action Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
May 1, 2014 Hirono Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs Sen. Mazie Hirono Unknown
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs Sen. Brian Schatz Unknown
March 27, 2014 Bloomberg: Typhoon Tax Break: Still Time for Aid Sen. Mazie Hirono Unknown
March 27, 2014 Honolulu Star-Adviser: Haiyan Aid Donations Now Offer Tax Breaks Sen. Mazie Hirono Unknown
March 26, 2014 The Manila Times: Obama signs PH Charitable Giving Assistance Act Sen. Mazie Hirono Unknown
March 26, 2014 Star Advertiser: Hirono Sees First Bill as a Federal Lawmaker Pass Sen. Mazie Hirono Unknown
March 26, 2014 Expedited Tax Relief Available Now for Charitable Giving to the Philippines Sen. Mazie Hirono Unknown
March 24, 2014 Bipartisan Phillipines Charitable Giving Assistance Act on the Way to President Obama for Signature Sen. Mazie Hirono Unknown
March 24, 2014 House Passes Hanabusa Co-sponsored Typhoon Haiyan Bill Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
March 24, 2014 House Passes Tax Relief for Charitable Donations to Philippines Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Washington, DC
March 14, 2014 Reps. Napolitano, Hanabusa Introduce Secure Water Act Reauthorization Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
March 7, 2014 Senate Unanimously Passes Reid, Hirono, Heller, Menendez, Bipartisan Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
March 7, 2014 Monday, March 10 - Tuesday, March 11: Senators Speaking All Night to Urge Action on Climate Change Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
March 6, 2014 US Rep. Hanabusa Votes Against Undercutting Responsible Federal Environmental Review and Permitting Processes Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
March 4, 2014 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Protect Hawai"i Homeowners from Drastic, Arbitrary Insurance Premium Increases Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Washington, DC
March 4, 2014 House Passes Hanabusa Co-Sponsored Bill to Protect Hawaii Homeowners From Skyrocketing Flood Insurance Premiums Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
March 3, 2014 Hawaii's National Parks Generate $314 Million in Visitor Spending, Support More Than 3,700 Local Jobs Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2014 Schatz Introduces Legislation to Secure Water Resources Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2014 Schatz Introduces Legislation to Secure Water Resources Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Washington, DC
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2014 Senate Passes Farm Bill that Supports Jobs, Expands Clean Energy in Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2014 Schatz Statement on Keystone Pipeline Environmental Report Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2014 Schatz Statement on State of the Union Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2014 Schatz - Rockefeller Bills Will Hold Polluters Accountable for Spills Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2014 Hanabusa Votes Against Weakening Toxic Waste Laws Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2013 Barrasso, Schatz Bill Helps Address Aging Federal Water Facilities Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2013 Hanabusa Votes Against Bill That Would Limit Federal Agencies' Time to Consider Natural Gas Pipeline Permits Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2013 Hanabusa Votes Against Bill That Would Irresponsibly Expand Drilling, Energy Development on Public Lands Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2013 Typhoon Yolanda -- How to Help the Survivors Resource Center Sen. Brian Schatz Unknown
Nov. 14, 2013 Senate Passes Schatz Bill Expressing U.S. Support for the Philippines Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2013 Conyers & CAPAC Encourages Support for Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2013 Conyers & CAPAC Encourages Support for Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2013 Conyers & CAPAC Encourages Support for Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2013 Schatz Introduces Resolution Expressing U.S. Senate's Support for the Philippines Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2013 Conyers & CAPAC Encourages Support for Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Nov. 12, 2013 Schatz Helps Secure U.S. Government's Support of Hawai"i's Bid to Host 2016 World Conservation Congress Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Nov. 12, 2013 Schatz Creates Resource Center for Helping Typhoon Yolanda Survivors Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Nov. 11, 2013 Schatz Statement on Devastation in the Philippines Sen. Brian Schatz Honolulu, HI
Sept. 20, 2013 NOAA Fisheries to Extend Deadline on Proposal to List 66 Species of Coral As Threatened, Endangered Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2013 Schatz Statement on the EPA's New Carbon Pollution Standard Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2013 Schatz Speaks at Congressional Briefing with East-West Center Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2013 Coast Guard's Pacific Strike Team Brings New Resources to Assist the State Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2013 Schatz: EPA Personnel to Arrive in Oahu to Aid Honolulu Harbor Response, Federal Agencies Mobilizing Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2013 Schatz: Hawai'i to Receive Federal Aid and Funds for Molasses Spill Sen. Brian Schatz Honolulu, HI
Sept. 12, 2013 Schatz to Work with Federal Agencies on Aid for Honolulu Harbor Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Aug. 29, 2013 Schatz Receives Hawaii Climate Champion Award Sen. Brian Schatz Honolulu, HI
Aug. 26, 2013 Hirono Discusses Her Childhood in Japan And Stresses Importance of Hawaii-Japan Relationship Sen. Mazie Hirono Honolulu, HI
July 10, 2013 Hanabusa Votes Against GOP Energy Bill, Supports Renewable Energy Efforts Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
July 5, 2013 Public's Input Sought on Plan to Create Critical Habitat Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Kailua-Kona, HI
June 28, 2013 Hanabusa Votes Against Irresponsible Offshore Drilling Bills Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
June 27, 2013 Statement on National Park Service Review of Hawaii State Historical Preservation Division Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
June 25, 2013 Schatz Attends President Obama's Key Speech On Climate Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
June 25, 2013 Hanabusa Supports President Obama's Climate Change Plan Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
May 23, 2013 Wicker, Begich, Schatz Introduce Bipartisan NOAA Corps Amendments Act Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
May 22, 2013 Letter to Nancy Sutley, Chair, Council of Environmental Quality, Bob Perciasepe, Acting Administrator, Ennvironmental Protection Agency, and Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary, Civil Works Army - Clean Water Act Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Washington, DC
May 21, 2013 Honolulu Civil Beat - Hanabusa To Oppose Keystone Pipeline Measure Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Unknown
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairmam Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Kaptur - Domestic Fusion Research Programs Funding Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Unknown
March 20, 2013 Schatz Introduces Bill to Protect Resources and Grow Hawaii Tourism By Expanding National Parks Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
March 15, 2013 Huffington Post - Moving Towards a Clean Energy Economy Sen. Brian Schatz Unknown
March 12, 2013 Waxman, Whitehouse, Blumenauer, and Schatz Release Carbon Price Discussion Draft Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2013 Climate Change Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2013 Senator Schatz Named Subcommittee Chair Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2013 Senator Schatz Praises President Obama's Commitment To Clean Energy Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2013 Hawaii Delegation Announces Maui County Will Receive Smart Growth Assistance From the US EPA Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2013 Hawaii Delegation Announces Maui County Will Receive Smart Growth Assistance From the US EPA Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2013 Hawaii Delegation Announces Maui County Will Receive Smart Growth Assistance From the US EPA Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health Sen. Brian Schatz Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health Sen. Mazie Hirono Washington, DC
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