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U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka
August 2006

Press Photo (Color) U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka August 2006
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date Added: September 12, 2006
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Senator Akaka meets with President-Elect Obama's intended nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs, General Eric Shinseki.  If confirmed, Gen. Shinseki would be the first person born in Hawaii to lead a Cabinet level department.  Senator Akaka is Chairman of the Veterans' Affairs Committee
Total: 4 photo(s)
Last Updated: December 10, 2008
Senator Akaka with Tiffany Polk, the Hawaii finalist, at Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest.  Tiffany, a senior student at Kahuku High and Intermediate School, will be attending Yale University in the fall of 2008 on a full scholarship. In the News
Total: 127 photo(s)
Last Updated: April 29, 2008
Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo presents Senator Akaka with the Order of the Golden Heart.  As Chairman of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Akaka recently fought to secure passage of a bill which honors the service of Filipino Veterans who fought under U.S. command during World War II by restoring the benefits and recognition they were promised over half a century ago. Our Guests
Total: 4 photo(s)
Last Updated: June 23, 2008
Senator Akaka welcomes Barbara Favela to his office.  Barbara's husband Steve, a Honolulu Police Officer, was tragically killed in the line of duty while protecting the President of the United States in a motorcade last year at Hickam Air Force Base.  Accompanying Barabara are their children: Keahi (8), Kiana (6), Matthew (3) and Jacob (9 months).  Sen. Akaka offered Barbara his sympathy for her loss, reminded her of the important and honorable work Steve did as a member of the Honolulu Police Department, and assured her that her husband will never be forgotten. Our Visitors
Total: 174 photo(s)
Last Updated: May 17, 2007
Press Photo (Color)
U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka
August 2006 Press Photos
Total: 4 photo(s)
Last Updated: September 12, 2006
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