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Talking with UH Hilo Students about the Legislative Process

Senator Lorraine Inouye recently met with students of UH Hilo to talk about the legislative process.

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CPH/WAM Hearing

Senator Lorraine Inouye attended today’s CPH/WAM hearing. It was a very full house today!

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A Visit from Makua Lani Christian Academy Students

Students of Makua Lani Christian Academy, Sara, Katrina, Lenae, & Michelle visited Senator Lorraine today. It is always a pleasure for the Senator to explain the legislative process to the youth!

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Kona Modernization Program Phase 1

Lorraine recently made a trip to the Kona International Airport for the groundbreaking of the DOT Modernization Program Phase 1.

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Charter School Day

Senator Lorraine Inouye said a few words at Charter School Day to help begin Education Week 2017. It was great to see the Big Island representing! We have the most Charter Schools in the state!

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Hawai’i Says No More campaign

Senator Lorraine Inouye participated in the “Hawai’i Says No More” campaign to end domestic violence and sexual assault toleration.

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The “Dutch” Schuman Big Island Paniolo Scholarship

A generous scholarship has been created for High School Seniors by Big Island resident Richard Smylie. The “Dutch” Schuman Big Island Paniolo Scholarship honors the legacy of Gustav “Dutch” Schuman, former Hawaiian Homelands Commissioner. All seniors with a background in ranching, cattle and/or horses and accepted to a two or four year college are encouraged […]

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Waimea Cherry Blossom Festival

Had a wonderful time at the Waimea Cherry Blossom Festival over the weekend. Couldn’t be happier to award Betty Webster and Robert’s Hawai’i with Legislative Certificates alongside Representative Cindy Evans.

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A Third Year for Our One-Day Internship

It was our third year hosting an international student for a one-day internship at the Capitol. It was a pleasure to meet Paulius Museikis from Lithuania, who is attending Parker School in Waimea. Mahalo nui to the International Hospitality Center for providing the legislature an opportunity to model American democracy at work.

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29th Legislative Session Begins!

Today marks the beginning of the Twenty-Ninth Legislative Session of the Hawai’i State Senate. Glad to begin our 3rd year here!

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