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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.
Wailuku, HI—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) has a community outreach liaison in each county who works with constituents in need of federal services or help with a federal agency. The congresswoman’s Maui Liaison, Katie McMillan, will be hosting “office hours” to take in ideas, concerns, and casework in Wailuku, Lahaina, and Hana during the month of September. No appointment is required. Those who need assistance, but can't make it in person, are encouraged to visit Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s virtual office at gabbard.house.gov or call (808) 541-1986 for assistance.
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 Valley Isle, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) delivered the keynote address at the 83rd Recruit Class of the Maui Police Department (MPD) graduation. The congresswoman thanked the new graduates for choosing a path of service to the Maui community, and talked about the responsibilities that come with serving in uniform.