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Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) introduced a House resolution (H.Res.841) honoring the late U.S. Congressman Mark Takai. Today is the first day that Congress is back in session since the passing of the congressman on July 20, 2016. The resolution passed the House unanimously this evening. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard also led members in a moment of silence on the House floor to honor the late Congressman and his family.
Kaʻu, Hawaiʻi Island—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) conducted a six-stop agriculture tour on Hawaiʻi Island today, starting with meetings and briefings at research facilities in Hilo, followed by farm visits in Volcano, Pahala, and Kaʻu. She also hosted a “Tulsi in Your Town” meeting with Kaʻu farmers and residents that included important briefings from professionals in the agriculture industry. B-roll video footage from the day’s activities is available here for download.
Today on Hawai`i Island, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) recognized National Museum Week by touring the historic grounds of Hulihe`e Palace in Kailua-Kona. Once a summer vacation home for Hawaiian royalty, today Hulihe‘e Palace is a museum showcasing artifacts from the era of King Kalākaua and Queen Kapi‘olani. The Palace is one of three restored Palaces where Hawaiian royalty once lived, and which today serve as historical museums.