Press Releases

July 2021
Hirono Secures New Provisions to Strengthen Window Safety Protections for Children Living in Military Housing in FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act
Senator Hirono Secures $85 Million for HDR-H in Senate Armed Services Committee NDAA Markup for Fiscal Year 2022
Hirono Announces More than $74 Billion for Navy and Marine Corps Programs in FY2022 National Defense Authorization Act
Hirono Proposes New Investments to Improve Opportunities for Women and Minorities to Pursue STEM Careers, Reintroduces Legislation to Promote and Support Diversity in STEM Pipeline
June 2021
Hirono Introduces Bill to Make Key VA Information Accessible in 10 Most Common Non-English Languages
Hirono, Matsui Reintroduce Bicameral Bill to Boost Gender Equity in Education, Support Title IX
Hirono, Murray, Pocan, Scott Introduce Bill to Double Pell Grant, Make College More Affordable
May 2021
Hirono, Case, Womack Introduce Legislation to Restore Access Federal Benefits for COFA Citizens Legally Present in the United States
Hirono, Shaheen, Collins Call on President Biden to Take Immediate Action to Ensure Women’s Rights and Safety are Protected after Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Hirono Introduces Resolution Marking May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
President Biden Signs COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into Law
Hirono, Murkowski, Sullivan, Case, Young Introduce Bicameral Bill to Reunite Filipino World War II Veterans with Their Children
Senators Hirono, Murkowski, Kaine Introduce Resolution Calling on the Senate to Ratify UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
Senator Hirono, Colleagues Reintroduce I Am Vanessa Guillen Act
Hirono Statement on the Fuel Release at the Red Hill Facility
Hirono, Schatz, Brown, Blumenthal, Van Hollen, Menendez, Booker Call for United Airlines to Stop Outsourcing 2,500 Catering Jobs
Senator Hirono Statement Following Indo-Pacific Change of Command
April 2021
Hirono, Blumenthal, Wyden, Schatz, Shaheen Call for President Biden to Address Sexual Harassment in the Sciences
Hirono Announces More Than $2 Million in USDA Funding to Support Kona Biodiversity, Wildlife Habitat
Senate Passes COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
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