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U.S. Senator Mazie K. Hirono - Proudly Serving the People of Hawaii

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Joined Twitter 11/24/09


It is shameful and disturbing that some have used this pandemic as a pretext to act on hateful ideologies, which is… https://t.co/pEyoYNWIvf
Retweeted by Senator Mazie Hirono“One would think at some point that what goes into their minds is what the heck they ran for office for, and that’s… https://t.co/RmHn9QAP7Q
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5/30
2020
Racism is never far beneath the surface in our country. The brutal murder of George Floyd forces all of us to confr… https://t.co/n1eORQjEhPHate is a disease. Let’s stop it from spreading. Find language, small business, and hate incident resources to help… https://t.co/3NVEyG1llc
Retweeted by Senator Mazie Hirono🗓️ FRIDAY, MAY 29 🗓️ Join our #FilmSchoolFriday chat celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with: 🎬 #NeverHaveIEver dire… https://t.co/pRogz95M5k
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoTonight, @maziehirono and I answer questions about the federal coronavirus response in a @KHONNews town hall. Tune… https://t.co/fuxLDIUWau
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5/29
2020
Time and again, AG Barr shows where his real interests lie – defending @realDonaldTrump’s self-dealing and corrupti… https://t.co/w39xU9mS6CMany COFA citizens come to the US to work in the meat industry. As they continue to work, their health and the heal… https://t.co/ZUEnJt8WCP
5/28
2020
For the last 50 years Republicans have planned for this moment - packing our courts with the most ideologically dri… https://t.co/VRKDyzWcfpHappening now! We're joining @APALAnational @AAPCHOtweets @EmpoweredPI @NCAPAtweets for a Twitter Chat to highligh… https://t.co/xNUroqyPc5
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoToday, PEN America & @AAWW are holding a virtual day of solidarity to call out hate in all its heinous forms. We st… https://t.co/lHaktvfDSl
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoDid you know? Over 1.2 million Southeast Asian refugees resettled in the US after the Vietnam War, making them the… https://t.co/1RutB0lHqW
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoHey @realDonaldTrump, anti-conservative bias in Big Tech is a figment of your imagination. If you don’t want Twitte… https://t.co/urfmqADTSj
5/27
2020
In Hawaii - we honi, we hug. It's how we show our aloha. But the pandemic has changed that. For doctors like Jord… https://t.co/GkJLo7l59XI’m proud to celebrate the achievements of Nevada’s vibrant Asian American and Pacific Islander communities by supp… https://t.co/nc5bDCCYym
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5/26
2020
While COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of our traditional remembrance ceremonies, we can still pay homage to th… https://t.co/SRSSlupnSQOn Memorial Day, our nation comes together to honor the lives and sacrifices of the service members who have fallen… https://t.co/PEO6vTNbAK
5/25
2020
These AAPI health heroes are risking their lives every day to protect their fellow Americans during this pandemic.… https://t.co/3yLbc7PxEFJoin us May 27th at 12:30 PM ET for another installment of APAICS In Conversation. Our next guest is Dr. Karen Kore… https://t.co/OIku2GkDcF
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoWhile we acknowledge their contributions during #APAHM, Asian Americans across our country are facing a rise in hat… https://t.co/6GYIVYvLi4
5/22
2020
Instead of responding to #COVIDー19, Senate Republicans are packing our courts with right-wing views. Cory Wilson re… https://t.co/dwlFaPEmZaShould we be outraged that scientists and experts are being suppressed? Absolutely. Should we be surprised that t… https://t.co/wK0zRBN5ip
5/21
2020
Cory Wilson called the passage of the ACA “perverse” and “illegitimate” and dismissively rejected concerns that a v… https://t.co/orKKVvHRk3As people all over the world use rainbows as a symbol of hope during the coronavirus pandemic, Israel Kamakawiwoole… https://t.co/NCxzp5WCfbSen. @maziehirono says Trump's MO is to blame everyone else, which is why she told @ZerlinaMaxwell & @jess_mc that… https://t.co/hMnbYSGCPy
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoTUNE IN at 12 p.m. ET TODAY for a special #APAHM edition of #CAPAC in Conversation hosted by @APAICS. We are excite… https://t.co/LiwuGalKoQ
Retweeted by Senator Mazie Hirono🎓 We continue our weeklong celebration of the #ClassOf2020 with a message from fellow @uhmanoa alumna Senator… https://t.co/5mnsssG8JA
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5/20
2020
Why are we even talking about @realDonaldTrump taking hydroxychloroquine when he's literally sucking the life out o… https://t.co/f8ZE3l3Cd2Vincent Chin would have been 65 today. His brutal murder sparked generations to fight for civil rights for AAPIs. T… https://t.co/8kebTk7t1y
5/19
2020
JOIN US TODAY, along with more than a dozen cities and states, nearly 200 organizations, and many elected officials… https://t.co/WrtgYfW0S9
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoUpon returning home after participating in the @StateIVLP program, Ekpar Asat was wrongfully imprisoned by the Chin… https://t.co/R2N5Bl9cntThere’s a clear need for urgency in how we handle the pandemic, but you wouldn’t know it with @realDonaldTrump defl… https://t.co/EJaMmNw2Qm
5/18
2020
Congratulations to the #GeorgetownLaw #Classof2020! Your fellow Hoya Lawyas including @SavannahGuthrie,@MarcMorial,… https://t.co/AAeTEWpWXV
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5/17
2020
UPDATE: The Commission on Civil Rights has agreed to @SenWarren, @SenDuckworth and my demand to issue guidance to a… https://t.co/PHcEl3HoozI’m proud to introduce a resolution condemning anti-Asian racism with @SenKamalaHarris, @maziehirono & @RepGraceMeng https://t.co/T9mJffyEwY
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoMore than 60 million people in the U.S. speak a language other than English—and many are in communities vulnerable… https://t.co/QBqrqvGWjV
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoHappy #APAHM and #NursesWeek! Marina is a Chuukese registered nurse in Honolulu working in the OBGYN Department. S… https://t.co/v00N58wt1f
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoA judge who likens the racist, years-long incarceration of 120k Japanese American men, women, and children behind b… https://t.co/vFrEaVIIri
5/15
2020
Calling all farmers and ranchers: visit https://t.co/y28QfPNq7n today to fill out forms and gather info if you’ve s… https://t.co/f8gVowTMhGDid you miss today's APAICS in Conversation with the Honorable Jill Aiko Otake? Here's the link to view and shar… https://t.co/3cBC2CGwbM
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5/14
2020
Every American should be able to vote without risking their health. We need to allow people to vote by mail - state… https://t.co/3IBwMMA0GnFacing dangerous working conditions during the pandemic, Filipino nurses in Hawaii and across the country have cont… https://t.co/ATHtpAoSpn
5/13
2020
ATTENTION: Tomorrow at 6 AM HT/12 PM ET is the final day for individuals to go to IRS ‘Get My Payment’ and update t… https://t.co/TS2LwemTCQWith a President who says 'Chinese Virus' and staff who say 'Kung Flu', it's no surprise there's a surge in discrim… https://t.co/OkuqcVLLy7Join us for Asian Americans, a five-part series, presented over two evenings on May 11th and May 12th at 8:00 PM. T… https://t.co/UtBQr7P5eo
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoBill Barr doesn't give a rip about the lasting damage he's doing to DOJ on behalf of Trump -- his one and only clie… https://t.co/JWsxKpGm8u
5/12
2020
#COVID19 has transformed the lives of students in Hawaii and across the country. Our teachers have rushed to adapt… https://t.co/naMlIjo9JM
5/10
2020
Today is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. We thank you for your hard work, dedication and most importantly, your l… https://t.co/k5XZNx617G
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoOur bold new legislation to expand @AmeriCorps will help communities across the country respond and recover from… https://t.co/YMS7rRE3nx
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5/9
2020
I want to extend a special mahalo to all of our educators during #TeacherAppreciationWeek. Thank you for keeping ou… https://t.co/0kdARvvFlEThank you for standing up for what is right. Thank you for everything you’ve done and everything you’ve sacrificed. https://t.co/I8gh2DjMY1During #NationalNursesWeek, we thank you for the compassionate care you're giving on the frontlines of the coronavi… https://t.co/a8h03dQWof @ratemyskyperoom @timkaine Give me a call @timkaineBill Barr doesn’t care if we see his corruption right out in the open because in his America, the crime isn’t lying… https://t.co/TdEHx59B0H
5/8
2020
Hey Mr. Attorney General, ever heard of the rule of law? Out the window in Barr and @realDonaldTrump’s America.Where did the coronavirus come from? 🚫 5G Towers 🚫 GMOs 🚫 A flu vaccine from the 2010s While doctors and nurses f… https://t.co/4iAILfL1KsToday, we and @immcouncil, through the #ImmigrationJustice Campaign & partners, filed a complaint with @DHSgov over… https://t.co/Sqnx9Z7qxU
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoToday on The Conversation: -@maziehirono's concerns as Hawaii relaxes #COVID19 restrictions -A local college stude… https://t.co/nTQdjI1sSk
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5/7
2020
Instead of focusing on our frontline workers, small businesses, or families, Mitch McConnell convened the Senate to… https://t.co/yrFAVxPct2
5/6
2020
Regard for truth and science parted company from @realDonaldTrump long ago in his all-consuming desire to protect h… https://t.co/FyvB3djfXGAsian Americans are still facing racism and xenophobia related to the #COVID19 pandemic. That’s one reason why… https://t.co/GkVALaGDTo
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoThe Senate should be focused on responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, Senator McConnell is trying to sp… https://t.co/N2VXUC7yTi
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5/5
2020
Mitch McConnell has seriously misplaced priorities. Millions of Americans are depending on Congress to take decisiv… https://t.co/tP28Te813a
5/4
2020
There is an all out assault on women's health even during this pandemic. Across our country, anti-abortion ideologu… https://t.co/9FY5bkaqK8
5/3
2020
Today is #InternationalWorkersDay! #COVID19 has made visible what we have always known, that immigrants are an inte… https://t.co/LgxETY3qXW
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoIn Hawaii, #MayDay is #LeiDay. This Na Lei Koa Day is a chance to display our aloha even during #COVID19 and to tha… https://t.co/J3ScihSc0k
5/2
2020
Hey @realDonaldTrump, your E.O. forgets to treat workers like human beings. Here, let me help: Section 2(d) Secre… https://t.co/WAyZGrkzS4 @SmithsonianAPA dedicates our observance of #AAPIHM to address xenophobia, & foster a sense of belonging & solidari… https://t.co/OdrTJ4gLr8
Retweeted by Senator Mazie Hirono @ratemyskyperoom @brianschatz Well, mahalo to you. How kind. I like a colorful wall to match my sometimes colorful… https://t.co/NZE2stmZCH
5/1
2020
Dr. Manuel Bernal is an emergency room resident at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Chicago. He’s also a #DACA rec… https://t.co/L8F0b4SQyG
Retweeted by Senator Mazie Hirono#COVID19 affects all residents. And sadly, there are many stories like Ms. Mendez's. That's why I'm proud to cospon… https://t.co/OHupOhEUoJ
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoWhen Mitch McConnell says states should file for bankruptcy, he’s basically telling them you’re on your own. He sho… https://t.co/Ha42PfwPD2
4/30
2020
Today is #TrueColorsDay, a day to raise awareness and take action to end LGBTQ youth homelessness who are especiall… https://t.co/2KQNLlCWhSHawaii has seen the great job Mayor Derek Kawakami is doing leading Kauai County during the #COVID19 pandemic. Now… https://t.co/U6mEpkl4Ox
4/29
2020
The @hawaiifoodbank has stepped up yet again in the face of unprecedented demand during the #COVID19 pandemic. Read… https://t.co/1arKTDSzKTForcing meat processing plants to stay open without adequate worker protections while shielding owners from liabili… https://t.co/ljRT3Ky0vM
4/28
2020
For residents of Oahu, the @HawaiiFoodBank is here to help you and your family. They now have an interactive map to… https://t.co/dMp9fhdKNA
4/27
2020
Good news. The IRS has extended the deadline to apply for SSI and VA beneficiaries with dependents to apply for the… https://t.co/EXjCwYXMh2
4/26
2020
Secretary Esper should follow the Navy's recommendation and reinstate Captain Crozier. https://t.co/uk3nJDQbKD
4/25
2020
The Chinese Exclusion Act. The Japanese Incarceration Camps. And now @realDonaldTrump’s “Chinese virus”. This cou… https://t.co/ec1E4Nmn1f.@realDonaldTrump weighs in once again with fake cures. We need a president, not a snake oil salesman. https://t.co/SEMmhV6KJQ
4/24
2020
I really want to add my voice of thanks to all the people who are keeping our grocery stores open. I'm hopeful tha… https://t.co/SeYlQ03e68
4/23
2020
This Earth Day, pictures of clear seas and skies remind us of our responsibility to maintain a healthy planet.There’s no lack of competition for who’s the biggest suck up in @realDonaldTrump’s cabinet, but Bill Barr wins hand… https://t.co/BE4WyPdp1a
4/22
2020
Like millions of people in our country, I have pre-existing conditions which means I need to stay safe and hunker d… https://t.co/g8Yc3b0OwHDo you receive social security or veterans benefits? Do you not typically file taxes? Do you have a dependent under… https://t.co/XgzNooCuBWWe have a president that takes “no responsibility” for his failures on #COVID19. Now he’s trying to distract us fro… https://t.co/Xips86MHaa
4/21
2020
Millions of immigrants are putting their lives on the line serving as essential workers during this crisis to keep… https://t.co/3MD4O42c88
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoThis virus impacts everyone—it doesn't care about race, ethnicity, or immigration status. And that means vital COVI… https://t.co/zK4FnD0ODR
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoNearly 1.7 million immigrants are healthcare workers and millions more are essential workers. They too are riskin… https://t.co/rQ264hUenw
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoWhat does the Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act do? 1️⃣ Ensures access to testing, treatment, and relie… https://t.co/lwYUta5RHO
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoWe support the Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act led by @maziehirono, @SenKamalaHarris, @RepJudyChu,… https://t.co/T3O7dDNQQR
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoImmigration status shouldn't be a barrier to getting COVID-19 testing & treatment. And nobody should be afraid that… https://t.co/KBkSx43Tvr
Retweeted by Senator Mazie Hirono#COVID19 does not discriminate based on immigration status. Undocumented immigrants – many of them essential worker… https://t.co/FJbvUCbM9L
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoLa @SenCortezMasto y yo estamos orgullosas de copatrocinar el proyecto de ley Protección Ante el Coronavirus para F… https://t.co/wptDpav8aE
Retweeted by Senator Mazie HironoCOVID-19 doesn't discriminate on immigration status, socioeconomic status, or English-language proficiency. Program… https://t.co/PSOJU1xxDp
4/20
2020
I know seniors who get their Social Security through USPS. I know people who get their medications through USPS.… https://t.co/5nlMmsVyZO
4/19
2020
It’s been more than a year since @DHSGov said they were monitoring the conditions in Venezuela while 200,000 Venezu… https://t.co/6TuThTgIn3
4/17
2020
.@realDonaldTrump is so scared of people voting by mail that he’s willing to sacrifice the livelihoods of 600,000 w… https://t.co/lAD6O7mhLHI opposed Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator because he cared more about the fossil fuel industry than public heal… https://t.co/jMaHpOBWhU
4/16
2020

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