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Nobel-winning journalist Maria Ressa is recognized at Capitol

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                                Maria Ressa, with lei, was recognized Monday with an Honorary Certificate by Hawaii lawmakers for her efforts to safeguard freedom of expression. A reception with her supporters was held after the ceremony at the state Capitol. In 2021 Ressa was the first Filipino to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Maria Ressa, with lei, was recognized Monday with an Honorary Certificate by Hawaii lawmakers for her efforts to safeguard freedom of expression. A reception with her supporters was held after the ceremony at the state Capitol. In 2021 Ressa was the first Filipino to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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                                State Sens. Clarence Nishihara, left, Donna Kim and Bennette Misalucha, right, with Maria Ressa after the certificate presentation by the Hawaii lawmakers.
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State Sens. Clarence Nishihara, left, Donna Kim and Bennette Misalucha, right, with Maria Ressa after the certificate presentation by the Hawaii lawmakers.

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                                <strong>“I haven’t done anything differently from when I became a journalist in 1986. It takes a lot more courage to just stand by your values.”</strong>
                                <strong>Maria Ressa</strong>
                                <em>Pictured above speaking at Monday’s ceremony at the state Capitol</em>
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“I haven’t done anything differently from when I became a journalist in 1986. It takes a lot more courage to just stand by your values.”

Maria Ressa

Pictured above speaking at Monday’s ceremony at the state Capitol

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Maria Ressa, with lei, was recognized Monday with an Honorary Certificate by Hawaii lawmakers for her efforts to safeguard freedom of expression. A reception with her supporters was held after the ceremony at the state Capitol. In 2021 Ressa was the first Filipino to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                State Sens. Clarence Nishihara, left, Donna Kim and Bennette Misalucha, right, with Maria Ressa after the certificate presentation by the Hawaii lawmakers.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                <strong>“I haven’t done anything differently from when I became a journalist in 1986. It takes a lot more courage to just stand by your values.”</strong>
                                <strong>Maria Ressa</strong>
                                <em>Pictured above speaking at Monday’s ceremony at the state Capitol</em>