Press Releases

March 2021
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
Hirono Announces Class of 2025 Nominees to the United States Service Academies
Hirono to Chair Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower
Hirono Statement on the Nominations of Mayor Marty Walsh to Serve as Secretary of Labor and Julie Su to Serve as Deputy Secretary of Labor
During SBA Administrator Confirmation Hearing, Hirono Calls for SBA to Provide Additional Support for Underserved Businesses in Response to Pandemic
Hirono Calls for DOD to Focus on Public Shipyard Modernization, Sexual Harassment and Assault in Military During Confirmation Hearing for Deputy Secretary of Defense Nominee Dr. Kathleen Hicks
Senator Hirono Renews Efforts to Award Fred Korematsu the Congressional Gold Medal
January 2021
Hawaii to Receive Over $12 Million to Fight Homelessness on Oahu and Neighbor Islands
Senator Hirono Meets with Isabel Guzman, Nominee for SBA Administrator
Senator Hirono Meets with Judge Merrick Garland, Expresses Her Support for His Nomination to Serve as Next Attorney General
Commerce IG to Review Hirono-led Request to Investigate Climate Denialism Propaganda Pushed by Trump Appointees at NOAA
Hirono Statement on President Biden’s Immigration Executive Actions and Comprehensive Immigration Reform Proposal
Hirono Calls for DOD to Address Violence Against Women, Sexual Assault and Harassment in the Military During Confirmation Hearing for Secretary of Defense
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