“We have not been sufficiently engaged at a critical time in the Pacific islands. Not only do the Pacific islands face existential threats like climate change and economic dislocation, but clearly they’re being impacted by the geopolitical challenge that we are all facing.”
That’s Congressman Ed Case, who represents Hawai’i in the U.S. House of Representatives. Co-founder of the Pacific Islands Caucus within the U.S. Congress, Case also serves on the House Appropriations Committee, a central clearinghouse for funding of U.S. government programs.
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