More on Kaua‘i Updates
Washington, DC—This morning, following a special ceremony held for Rep. Mark Takai yesterday in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) led 18 other Members of Congress in a Special Order of speeches on the House floor honoring the late U.S. Congressman Mark Takai. For nearly an hour and a half, Members shared their memories and experiences with Rep. Mark Takai, honoring his more than two decades of service to Hawaiʻi and our nation. Many Members also wore aloha attire and leis to honor Rep.
Honolulu, HI—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced today that she is currently accepting nomination request letters from individuals in Hawai‘i’s Second Congressional District to the U.S. Service Academies for the classes entering in the summer of 2017. Applicants can request a nomination form here. The deadline for completed files is October 31, 2016.
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.
Today on the Garden Isle, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) hosted an open-forum “Tulsi In Your Town” meeting to provide legislative updates, answer questions, assist with federal agency casework, and listen to constituent concerns.
Kapaʻa, HI — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) was on Kauaʻi to recognize Tropic Care 2016 and the military physicians, nurses, dentists, and optometrists who provide the biennial project’s free health and wellness services to the community. For the past week, personnel from the Air National Guard, U.S. Air Force Reserve, Army National Guard, and U.S. Navy Reserve have been deployed to provide health and wellness services to the medically underserved rural communities of Kauaʻi.