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House Proceeding 12-11-07 on Dec 11th, 2007 :: 1:32:09 to 1:36:44
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Ed Pastor

1:31:52 to 1:32:09( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Pastor: 768. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to, and without objection

Mazie Hirono

1:32:09 to 1:32:19( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. for what purpose does the gentlelady from hawaii rise? ms. hirono: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules and pass house concud

Mazie Hirono

1:32:09 to 1:36:44( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mazie Hirono

Mazie Hirono

1:32:19 to 1:32:34( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: rrent resolution 264. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the concurrent resution. the clerk: house concurrent resolution 264, concurrent resolution honoring the

Mazie Hirono

1:32:34 to 1:32:44( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: university of hawaii for its 100 years of commitment to public higher education. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlelady from hawaii, ms. hireono, and the gentleman from louisiana,

Mazie Hirono

1:32:44 to 1:32:57( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: -- ms. hirono, and the gentleman from louisiana, mr. boustany, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlelady from hawaii. ms. hirono: mr. speaker, i ask five legislative

Mazie Hirono

1:32:57 to 1:33:06( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: days during which members may revise and extend and insert material relevant to house concurrent 264 into the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. hirono: mr. speaker, i yield

Mazie Hirono

1:33:06 to 1:33:20( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. hirono: i rise today in support of house concurrent resolution 264, honoring the univ ersity

Mazie Hirono

1:33:20 to 1:33:34( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: of hawaii for its 100 years of dedication to public higher education. the 10 campuses of the university of hawaii offer more than 620 nationally and internationally recognized academic programs.

Mazie Hirono

1:33:34 to 1:33:48( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: everything from culinary arts to tropical agriculture. it is the only place in the nation where students can earn a masters degree in indigenous language studies and has top 25 programs for environmental

Mazie Hirono

1:33:48 to 1:34:01( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: law, eastern philosophy, international business, and second language studies. the 50,000 students who attend the university include many of hawaii's best and brightest. the sizeable native hawaiian,

Mazie Hirono

1:34:01 to 1:34:18( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: caucasian, japanese, cheaps, filipino, and pacific islander populations on our campuses reflect the great diversity of our state. their years of the university of hawaii will prepare them

Mazie Hirono

1:34:18 to 1:34:31( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: to be the business, community, and political leaders of tomorrow. i am proud to be among the 250,000 university of hawaii alumni who now reside in every state in the union and at least 80 countries

Mazie Hirono

1:34:31 to 1:34:44( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: around the world. this extended community brings the aloha spirit to the world at large. just last week, i was here on the floor of the house with my two green and white footballs in honor of

Mazie Hirono

1:34:44 to 1:34:58( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: the university waiors perfect 2007 football season. the warriors are the only college team in the country to go undefeated, but they are just one of the u.h. sports team we cheer on across the

Mazie Hirono

1:34:58 to 1:35:15( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: islands from volleyball to basketball. our athletes draw nearly 700,000 fans to games every year. this is a special year for higher education in hawaii, not only is it the university of

Mazie Hirono

1:35:15 to 1:35:29( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: hawaii's centennial, but it is also the 35th anniversary of the passage of title 9, now known as the the equal opportunity and education act. this year the university of hawaii joined me

Mazie Hirono

1:35:29 to 1:35:44( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: and congress in honoring pasi and her trail blazing work to open the doors of higher education to women across the country. i want to take a moment to thank the people who make the university

Mazie Hirono

1:35:44 to 1:35:52( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: of hawaii what it is today. david mcclain, the current president of the university and the 17 presidents that have come before him. they have been leaders in public excellence and higher education.

Mazie Hirono

1:35:52 to 1:36:07( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: the factuality and staff has truly made a positive difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of students, past and present. those students in turn are making enormous contributions

Mazie Hirono

1:36:07 to 1:36:19( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: to our towns, our state, and our country. my years at the university of hawaii in the late 1960's were a time of awakening and questioning for me. attending the university made a profound difference in

Mazie Hirono

1:36:19 to 1:36:34( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: my life. in fact, all four members of hawaii's current congressional delegation have degrees from the university of hawaii. i am proud to work closely with the university of hawaii as a member

Mazie Hirono

1:36:34 to 1:36:44( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: of the house committee on education and labor. as we come to the end of the 100th year in the university's history, congratulations to all involved. here's to the next 100 successful years. i

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:36:44 to 1:36:52( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: reserve the balai nce of my ti me. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reservesnt the balance of her time. the gentleman from louisiana. mr. boustany: mr. speaker, i yield myself such

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:36:44 to 1:40:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles W. Jr.Boustany

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