Kilili: Shipping proposal could affect costs of goods in NMI
Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan joined five other members of U.S. Congress in asking the Federal Maritime Commission to carefully review a proposed vessel sharing deal that could affect the costs of goods in Hawaii and other Pacific territories such as the CNMI.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Progressive Stanley Chang Runs for Hawaii Congress
After more and more ho-hum candidates entered the contest for Colleen Hanabusa's House seat, finally one stakes out a strong progressive position! "I am a lifelong Democrat and a proud progressive, and in my time in public service, I've built a strongly progressive record.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Naples Daily News
GOP starts a tough struggle to win back Asian American voters
Not long ago, the Republican National Committee did something out of the ordinary: The party issued a formal statement marking Diwali, an important Hindu holiday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Senator Mazie Hirono joins us in the studio
It's crunch time on Capitol Hill. The Administration continues to deal with the glitches surrounding the healthcare rollout and Congress is working to avoid another government shutdown.
Drilling in the Arctic Refuge
Colleen Hanabusa, while voting no on the latest attempt to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling made this statement : "I could not support legislation that would essentially open up the entire Coastal Plain of ANWR to oil and gas development.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
South Lakes High School Seniors Learn From Top Scientists
Three South Lakes High School seniors, Mahrukh Chowdan, Marli Saunders and Olivia Vita were chosen by the Girls Excelleing in Math and Science Club Initiative to attend the first-ever STEM Diversity Symposium on Capitol Hill to discuss the accomplishments women and minorities have made in the fields of science, technology, engineering and ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The debate over the Affordable Care Act was one of the most important and public examinations of the Constitution in our history.
The Heritage Foundation
Senate Joint Resolution 12: Sanctioning Racial Discrimination in Hawaii
Distinctions between citizens solely because of their ancestry are, by their very nature, odious to a free people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Washington Post
Can women give immigration reform the boost it needs?
Burned by Rep. John Boehner 's dismissal of the Senate's bipartisan immigration reform bill , Democrats have hailed his recent remarks as the nail in the immigration reform coffin.
A Feminist Call For Immigration Reform, As Momentum Stalls in Congress
People shout out against the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act in the hall outside the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Grassley Joins Push For Independent Military Justice System
U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley , Kirsten Gillibrand , Jeanne Shaheen , Rand Paul , Richard Blumenthal , Mazie Hirono , and Dean Heller were joined on Capitol Hill today by Air Force Major General and former Vermont National Guard Adjutant General Martha Rainville, along with other military leaders to continue their unified push for an independent ... (more)
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Pacific Daily News
Kia'aina nominated as assistant secretary
President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the federal office that oversees Guam and other U.S. possessions appears headed for an easy Senate confirmation.
Hanabusa - Talks Choice but Where's the Action?
The ongoing controversy over the Emily's List endorsement of a lukewarm-on-choice woman over a strongly pro-choice man took a new turn this week.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Gloria Steinem: Immigration Reform for Women's Equality
From We Belong Together: Gloria Steinem to Speak on Immigration Reform as Top Issue for Women's Equality Senator Mazie Hirono and impacted women will join Steinem to discuss the urgent need to pass comprehensive immigration reform that treats women fairly and keeps families together **Q&A with Gloria Steinem, Senator Hirono, Pramila Jayapal, Vivien ... (more)
Wed Nov 13, 2013
US local officials express sympathies for typhoon victims
Washington, D.C. - Today, Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus released the following statements encouraging support for the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda: Congresswoman Judy Chu , CAPAC Chair: "I am deeply saddened by the destruction caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
HI-Sen: Schatz courts progressives; Hanabusa writes them off
Incumbent U.S. Senator Brian Schatz has established a progressive record, focusing on climate change, Social Security, environmentally friendly forms of economic development and support for women/gay rights.