August 25, 2018

Hirono Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

HONOLULU – Senator Mazie K. Hirono issued the following statement following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain:

“We mourn the passing of a great American and human being, John McCain.  He fought many battles, met many extraordinary challenges, and faced the end with the courage he exemplified throughout his life.  And yet, the end came too soon.

“Much will be said and written about John McCain over the days and months ahead, all paying tribute to this grand patriot.  All of us who had the privilege of serving with Senator McCain have our personal stories and memories.  He was my chairman and I will miss him.

“My heartfelt condolences to Cindy McCain, his children, grandchildren and the entire McCain ohana."