MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard to Mentor Hawaiʻi Youth Leaders, Honor Soldiers and Firemen

October 3, 2014
Press Release

Media Advisory for October 4-5, 2014 — This weekend in Hawaiʻi, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) will be celebrating children and youth at meetings and events where she hopes to encourage them to be servant-leaders of tomorrow.  She will be speaking at the AIM for Youth Hawaiʻi Summit, the Children & Youth Day Festival, and the Hawaiʻi Youth Leadership Council’s first official meeting.  She will also be honoring members of the Hawaiʻi Army National Guard and the Kauaʻi Fire Department for their selfless service.

DETAILS:

Day-of Contact: Erika Tsuji, (808) 286-0803

Saturday, October 4:  Oʻahu

12:45 p.m. -- Speak to young adults and youth advocates at the AIM for Youth Hawaiʻi Summit; share the value of servant-leadership and working with aloha.  AIM stands for Advocate, Impact, Mobilize Hawaiʻi; the summit is open to the public and free of charge.  Where:  Hawaiʻi State Capitol Auditorium, 415 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu

Sunday, October 5:  Oʻahu; Kauaʻi

11:45 a.m. -- Speak on stage at the Children & Youth Day celebration; introduce young entertainers Aidan James and the Rising Sons, who recently performed in Washington, DC at the “Hawaiʻi on the Hill” event.  Where:  Hawaiʻi State Capitol, Main Lawn, 415 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu

12:30 p.m. -- Meet with the members of the Youth Leadership Council at its first official meeting; share vision for why the council was established, what it is intended to accomplish, and discuss the priority issues on which the council will focus.  Where:  Hawaiʻi State Capitol, Room 016, 415 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu

3:00 p.m. -- Attending change of command ceremony for the Hawaiʻi Army National Guard’s 29th Brigade Support Battalion; recognize incoming and outgoing commanders for their dedication and leadership.  Where:  91-1227 Enterprise Avenue, Building 282, Kalaeloa

5:40 p.m. -- Meet with the Kauaʻi Fire Department firemen who received the International Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor; present Congressional Certificates of Recognition.  Where:  Lʻhu‘e Fire Station, 4223 Rice Street, Lʻhu‘e

 

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