Press Releases

April 2021
Hirono Announces More Than $2 Million in USDA Funding to Support Kona Biodiversity, Wildlife Habitat
Senate Passes COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
Hirono, Collins Announce Agreement on Updated, Bipartisan Language to Amend COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
Hirono Visits White House, Meets with President Biden, Vice President Harris to Discuss CAPAC, AAPI Community Priorities
Hirono Votes to Advance Admiral Aquilino’s Nomination for Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
Hirono Statement on Appointment of Erika Moritsugu to be Deputy Assistant to the President and Asian American and Pacific Islander Senior Liaison
Following Lease Award Announcement, Hawaii Congressional Delegation Announces Plan to Name New Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Leeward Oahu for Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka
Hirono Statement on Today’s Attack at the U.S. Capitol
March 2021
Hirono Statement on President Biden’s First Judicial Appointments
Hirono, Gillibrand, Smith, Colleagues Reintroduce Impact Aid Bill to Fund School Infrastructure Projects
Hirono Announces 14 Hawaii Community Health Centers to Receive Nearly $32 Million from American Rescue Plan to Expand COVID-19 Response and Vaccine Access for Underserved Communities
Hirono, Kahele Successfully Secure Final Approval for Construction of Community-Based Outpatient Clinic for Leeward Oahu Veterans
Hirono, Duckworth, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Condemning Anti-Asian Hatred, Discrimination Related to COVID-19 Pandemic
Hirono, Capito, Whitehouse, Scott Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Seniors’ Access to All CDC-Recommended Vaccines
Hirono Introduces Admiral John C. Aquilino at His Confirmation Hearing to Serve as Next Commander of US Indo-Pacific Command, Enthusiastically Endorses His Nomination
Hirono and Meng Introduce Bill to Address Surge of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes During Coronavirus Pandemic
Hirono, Tillis, Velázquez, Stivers Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Close the Patent Gap Faced by Women, Minorities
Hirono: American Rescue Plan Will Deliver Urgently-Needed Relief to Hawaii Residents Struggling During COVID-19 Pandemic
Hawaii Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill to Study Potential for a National Forest in Hawaii
February 2021
Hirono Highlights Hawaii Priorities and Historic Nomination of Rep. Haaland for DOI Secretary in ENR Confirmation Hearing
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