is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior senator from Hawaii since 2013. She is a member of the . Hirono served as a member of the Hawaii House of Representatives from 1981 to 1995 and as Hawaii's ninth lieutenant governor from 1994 to 2002, under . The Democratic nominee for governor of Hawaii in 2002, Hirono was defeated by . From 2007 to 2013, she served as a member of the United States House of Representatives for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Hirono is the first elected female senator from Hawaii, the first Asian-American woman elected to the Senate, the first U.S. senator born in Japan, and the nation's first Buddhist senator. She considers herself a non-practicing Buddhist and is often cited with as the first Buddhist to serve in the . She is also the third woman to be elected to Congress from Hawaii.
Parents across Hawaii: keiki ages 5-11 are now eligible to get a booster.
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So please, protect your keiki, yourself, and your community and get your kids vaccinated and boosted.