• Civil Rights and Equality

    Civil Rights and Equality »

    Senator Schatz has been steadfast in his commitment to equal rights for all Americans, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, disability, age, religion or sexual orientation. During his time as Chair of the Hawai‘i State Democratic Party and then as Lieutenant Governor, Brian was on the frontlines of the long fight to bring marriage equality to Hawai‘i.

  • Clean Energy

    Clean Energy »

    Senator Brian Schatz is a leader in promoting the growth of a strong domestic clean energy sector and reducing the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels. Senator Schatz has been committed to a clean energy future since the beginning of his public life and continues his leadership on clean energy and climate issues in the U. S. Senate.

  • Education

    Education »

    Senator Schatz knows a quality education is the foundation for future success for our children and our growing economy. He is a strong advocate for expanding early childhood education, repairing and modernizing our schools, improving programs that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), and making college more affordable for Hawai‘i families.

  • Health Care

    Health Care »

    The traditional Hawaiian moral values of compassion and care for each other is embedded in Hawai‘i’s culture and people. Senator Schatz embraces these values and is committed to ensuring that all Hawai‘i families have access to affordable, quality health care.

  • Jobs and Economy

    Jobs and Economy »

    Senator Schatz is working to grow Hawai‘i’s economy for working families and the next generation by supporting small businesses, expanding tourism, and growing Hawai‘i’s clean energy sector. Brian firmly believes that the best social program is a good job.

  • Defense and National Security

    Defense and National Security »

    As home to the U.S. Pacific Command, Hawai‘i has a deep and storied history with our military. Senator Schatz is committed to strengthening Hawaii’s strategic military position in the Asia-Pacific region and to making smart investments in America’s national defense so that we can continue to support our service members and their families, and ensure that America has the resources it needs to protect its national interests when they are threatened.

  • Native Hawaiian Issues

    Native Hawaiian Issues »

    Hawai‘i’s rich culture, with its emphasis on family, respect for our seniors, and a responsibility to care for the needs of our children has been strongly influenced by the history and values of the Native Hawaiian people.

  • Social Security and Medicare

    Social Security and Medicare »

    Since its creation, Social Security and Medicare have been the foundation on which millions of middle-class Americans have built a secure retirement after a lifetime of work and paying taxes. Today, these programs are under increasing threat. Senator Schatz firmly believes that Social Security is the most successful antipoverty program in United States history and should be strengthened, not undermined.

  • Tourism

    Tourism »

    Tourism is one of the most important sectors of Hawai‘i’s economy. According to the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA), tourism is the largest single source of private capital into Hawai‘i and is the biggest generator of jobs among the major economic sectors.

  • Transportation

    Transportation »

    Hawai‘i’s unique location and geography mean that safe, efficient, and sustainable transportation by land, air, and sea are all central to our economy and security. Senator Schatz is dedicated to ensuring that Hawai‘i has federal support to build and maintain the transportation infrastructure we need to grow Hawai‘i’s economy and connect our communities.

  • Veterans

    Veterans »

    Our veterans and their families have made tremendous sacrifices in service to our great nation, and we owe them nothing less than the same commitment that they have showed us. With more than 100,000 veterans in Hawai‘i, Senator Brian Schatz is committed to honoring our veterans and their families, and empowering them to seize new opportunities as they transition back to civilian life.