Officials express grief

“We are all shaken by this senseless act of violence. All of Hawaii hurts when our ohana gets hurt. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families, and all who serve our country at the shipyard. We send our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.”

— Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami

“I join in solidarity with the people of Hawaii as we express our heartbreak over this tragedy and concern for those affected by the shooting. Details are still emerging as security forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam investigate. The White House has reached out to offer assistance from federal agencies, and the state is standing by to assist where necessary.”

— Gov. David Ige

“While the investigation into this incident continues, my thoughts and aloha are with the victims of the terrible tragedy at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and with their families. I join all of Hawaii in expressing our gratitude to the first responders who rush toward danger every day to keep us safe.”

— U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono

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