The family of the late Mark Takai on Tuesday announced two ceremonies for the congressman to honor “the beloved servant leader.”
On Aug. 18, he will lie in state at the Hawaii State Capitol Rotunda:
The following day, on Aug. 19, memorial services are to be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Koolau, 45-550 Kionaole Road in Kaneohe:
“In keeping with the late congressman’s tradition of celebrating Aloha Friday, the family requests participants to dress in aloha attire,” says a press release.
Overflow parking at Hawaii Pacific University’s Hawaii Loa Campus will be provided for the Aug. 19 service, as well as shuttle service.
Takai, who represented the state’s 1st Congressional District, died July 20 of cancer. He was 49.
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