Mazie Hirono

Sen. Mazie Hirono

Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono is leading an effort to ratify a 40 year old U.N. treaty establishing international rules for global maritime activity. The U.S. signed the pact in 1994, but Congress never gave approval.

Sen. Mazie Hirono

A Hawaiʻi senator is asking federal transportation officials for detailed information about helicopter accidents in the state, including a deadly crash in Kailua last month.

USGS-Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Hawai'i County officials say they were unaware that federal officials are considering moving the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory off the island where there are erupting volcanos.