They like either Mazie Hirono or Ed Case in the U.S. Senate race, Tulsi Gabbard or Esther Kiaaina in the 2nd District race and Colleen Hanabusa in the 1st District race.
Candidates were surveyed on their support of five federal issues, including the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), equal rights for same-sex military spouses (following the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell), equal immigration rights for binational same-sex families (Uniting American Families Act) and the Safe Schools Improvement Act.
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Hawaii-Hiroshima Teacher Exchange
A teacher exchange program will be one offshoot of an education cooperation agreement signed by the education superintendents of Hawaii and Hiroshima at an event in Honolulu.
Airport Security Wait Debated
Hawaiian Airlines and the TSA disagree on the wait times these days to get through security at Honolulu International Airport.
US-China Talks At Pearl Harbor
American and Chinese military representatives met at Pearl Harbor this week for two days of talks designed to “reduce the likelihood of incidents at sea and in the air,” the Pacific Fleet announced Wednesday.
Some nonprofits won and some lost out on state grants this year while lawmakers nixed legislation to reform the oft-criticized process.