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Mazie Hirono Hawaii

Perfecting the Immigration Bill

Sen. Mazie Hirono | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Sen. Mazie Hirono

As someone who immigrated to Hawaii from Japan as a young child, I know firsthand the determination it takes to thrive in a new school, a new language, and a new country. I was able to succeed because of all the opportunities I had.

Laura Bassett

Mazie Hirono, First Asian-American Female Senator, Sworn In: 'There Need To Be More Of Us In Here'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) proudly carried her favorite orchid lei on Thursday as she weaved her way from her temporary basement office to the Senat...

Dem Senator Drops Gavel On Final Committee Hearing

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The goodbyes are beginning for Sen. Daniel Akaka (uh-KAH'-kuh), who will retire when the lame-duck session ends after 22 years in t...

GOP Candidate Blasted For 'Extreme Makeover'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Hawaii's open U.S. Senate seat is being criticized by Democrats for trying to promote a record of bipartisanship, a charge ...

Michael McAuliff

Republican Backs Hawaii Democrat For Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

Does cloyingly cute bipartisanship work in Senate contests? The campaign of Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) thinks so, and it has rolled out a 90-seco...

Star Trek's George Takei Donates In Hawaii Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Former "Star Trek" actor George Takei is helping Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) prosper in Hawaii's U.S. Senate race by donating $500 to her campaign in...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Comes Out Against Blunt Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate candidate Linda Lingle, a Hawaii Republican, has broken with the majority of her party on the Blunt Amendment, saying she do...

This Is Personal to Me

Sen. Mazie Hirono | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics
Sen. Mazie Hirono

Earlier this week, I chaired a Senate hearing on an issue that's gotten a lot of attention recently, but has been a defining and personal subject for me my whole life: immigration -- specifically, its effect on families.