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Senator Lorraine R. Inouye

Hilo’s Latest Science News

February 7, 2024 5:16am

UH Announces Plans for Space Engineering and Technology Center in Hilo The University of Hawaiʻi is in the early stages of developing a space technology center that will provide hands-on training experience for students and high-paying jobs for kamaʻāina residents…

Big Island police caution public about iPhone security concerns

December 1, 2023 5:27am

Reposted from Hawaii Tribune Herald The Hawaii Police Department is warning iPhone and Apple Watch users about privacy concerns regarding a feature on Apple’s latest operating system software update. The feature, called NameDrop, allows users with iOS 17.1 and watchOS…

STATE WATER DEPUTY RETURNS TO COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

October 10, 2023 10:01am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2023 (HONOLULU) – Dawn Chang, Chairperson of the Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM), announced today that Kaleo Manuel, 1 st  Deputy to the Chairperson of CWRM, will return to his post effective immediately. On…

SENATOR LORRAINE R. INOUYE SECURES MILLIONS IN FUNDING FOR SENATE DISTRICT 1

April 26, 2023 1:04pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2023 Senate Communications: Chelsea Brinegar 808-586-6290 Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – Senator Lorraine R. Inouye (District 1 – Hilo, Pauka‘a, Papaikou, Pepe‘ekeo) announced today that over $52,000,000 in funding was secured in the final version of the…

SENATOR LORRAINE R. INOUYE ANNOUNCES HAWAI‘I-ISLAND-BASED LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT

January 16, 2023 10:33am

HILO, HAWAI‘I – January 17, 2023 — Hawai‘i State Senator Lorraine R. Inouye, District 1 (Hilo, Pauka‘a, Papaikou, and Pepe‘ekeo), has appointed Rhea Lee-Moku as her legislative assistant based on the Island of Hawai‘i. Lee-Moku will serve as Senator Inouye’s…

SENATOR INOUYE HONORS OUTGOING DLNR CHAIR SUZANNE CASE WITH SENATE CERTIFICATE

December 9, 2022 9:04am

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – Today, Senator Lorraine R. Inouye (District 1 – Hilo, Paukaʻa, Papaikou, Pepeʻekeo) honored Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Chair Suzanne Case during her last meeting as chair of the State Board of Land and Natural…

Senator Attends Testimonial Reception Honoring Art Taniguchi

October 13, 2022 8:33am

I was honored to attend the Testimonial Reception Honoring Art Taniguchi, Recipient of the Imperial Decoration – The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays, with Neck Ribbon on October 10, 2022 at Hilo Yacht Club.  Photo with Bill Takaba,…

Celebration of Life For Leningrad Elarionoff

September 23, 2022 9:21am

Celebration of Life For Leningrad Elarionoff 10AM, Sat., Oct. 1, 2022 Ulu La’au – Waimea Nature Park Family and Friends Invited

Lower fuel prices to bring down bills on 4 islands

September 1, 2022 12:56pm

Good news on electric rates: Lower fuel prices to bring down bills on 4 islands On O‘ahu, bill impact of coal plant closure less than forecast HONOLULU, Sept. 1, 2022 – Hawaiian Electric customers on Hawai‘i, Maui, Lāna‘i and Moloka‘i…

Hawaii Island Customers asked to conserve power this week

August 30, 2022 2:27pm

Hawai‘i Island customers asked to conserve power this week HILO, Aug. 29, 2022 – Hawaiian Electric is asking Hawaiʻi Island customers to conserve electricity from 5 to 9 p.m. starting tonight and each night this week. The need to conserve…

HAWAII ISLAND LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 23 – JULY 29

July 25, 2022 1:35pm

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — KANOELEHUA AVENUE (ROUTE 11) — 1) KEAAU (WEEKEND WORK) Single lane closure on Kanoelehua Avenue (Route 11) possible in either direction…

Democratic Party Candidates Primary Grand Rally Friday, July 22.

July 20, 2022 8:46am

Mo’oheau Bandstand 5:30-8PM 25+ HAWAI’I DEMOCRATIC PARTY CANDIDATES TO PERPETUATE HILO’S NEARLY 70-YEAR GET-OUT-THE-VOTE PRIMARY GRAND RALLY TRADITION THIS FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2022 More than 25 Hawai’i Democratic Party candidates whose names will appear on Hawai’i Island 2022 Primary Election…

Endorsements

Cassie Lamson Lee

As a teacher, I appreciate how Senator Lorraine Inouye has supported many bills to address teacher shortages and salary compression. She understands the importance of ensuring our children have a quality public education.

Jerry Chang

Experienced. Proven. Effective. That’s how I best describe Senator Lorraine Inouye.

Romel Dela Cruz

Lorraine is a lifetime resident of East Hawaii and a veteran State legislator. She has served as Mayor and Councilmember so has intimate knowledge of the needs of her new senatorial district. Lorraine has the political savvy to take action that delivers services effectively for our community.

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