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Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-Hawaii, 1st) - Earmarks Requested

AllSoloWith Other Members
* Numbers other than "All Sponsored Earmarks" do not include earmarks requested by the president to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 Number Cost
Solo Earmarks                     23 $38,068,500
With Other Members          90 $288,605,600
All Congressional                113 $326,674,100
All Sponsored Earmarks      124* $446,938,100*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 FPMS: Hurricane Evacuation Studies
(Energy and Water)
$1,000,000 Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
Sen. Dan Inouye (D-HI)
View earmark details 2008 Kapolei Interchange Complex
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$980,000 Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) Hawaii
View earmark details 2008 Honolulu Police Department, for improvements to the crime lab
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$893,000 Sen. Dan Inouye (D-HI) Honolulu, Hawaii
View earmark details 2010 Dry-dock 2 Starboard Waterfront Facility
(Military Construction)
$850,000 Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
View earmark details 2008 Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion to produce liquid hydrocarbon fuels from sea water
$800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Optical Recognition Protocol for Biologics Detection
$800,000 Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Marine Mammals-Effects of Sound
$800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Brown Tree Snake Management
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$745,000 Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (D-GU)
Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Guam Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
View earmark details 2008 Ala Wai Canal
(Energy and Water)
$689,000 President *
Sen. Dan Inouye (D-HI)
Oahu, Hawaii
View earmark details 2009 Brown Tree Snake Management in Guam
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$657,000 Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Sen. Dan Inouye (D-HI)
Guam, Guam
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