Senator Brian Schatz

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Hawaii is facing a major shortage of surgeons in the state, but it is especially acute in rural areas on Maui and Hawaii Island.

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Paid Family Leave for Federal Workers Bill Advances; Warnings on new GMOs; Controversial Playground Moves to Kakaako; Light Pollution at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park; Memories of Spalding House

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An analysis of the number of town halls by Hawaii's Congressional delegation indicates the members have an inconsistent record of holding voter events at home.

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Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz is calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, the first time that the senator has publicly supported Trump's ouster.

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President Donald Trump defunded two of Hawaii’s military projects to pay for his administration's southern border wall, including one project deemed high priority by the U.S. Marine Corps. 

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Senator Brian Schatz answered a wide variety of questions from Hawaii residents Wednesday during his telephone town hall. People asked about the electoral college, climate change, net neutrality, and more.

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The Hawaii state legislature adjourned this year without taking much action to reduce teen vaping, but members of the U.S. Congress are now pursuing tobacco legislation at the federal level.

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"Cautiously optimsitic" was how Hawaii's senior senator described his feelings on Democrats' chance of retaking the U.S. House of Representatives this year. On the Senate side he was less optimistic, calling it the "worst Senate map in a generation." 

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Brian Schatz on Midterms; Hotel Strike Update; Lava Recovery; Rapa Nui Exhibit

The Conversation: Monday, November 27th, 2017

Nov 27, 2017
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Big Island Coffee Bean Theft; Increase in Waikiki Violence; Public Sector UnionsMy Mother Said, Watch Out for Those French Girls

The Conversation: Monday, October 30th, 2017

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Helicopter Tour Operator Response; Public Healthcare Option Proposal; National Park Fee Increases, Record Visitors; Taiko Drums: Kenny Endo and Betsy Fisher

Schatz and Gabbard: Views on Syria

Apr 17, 2017
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Two members of Hawai’i’s Congressional Delegation returned home for the April Recess to meet with constituents.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. 

AARP Hawai'i Celebration and Awards

Aug 30, 2016
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AARP Hawai’i honored lawmakers and partners today who helped pass key legislation to assist seniors.   The celebration As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, the race for Honolulu Mayor tops the list for O’ahu voters.