Kai Kahele, a state senator from Hilo, surprised many when he announced last month that he is challenging  U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard in the 2020 Democratic primary.

Kahele feels a call to service, for one. He is also disappointed for Gabbard’s having visited the leader of Syria.

Kai Kahele joins Chad Blair to demonstrate how much taller and better dressed he is. Oh, and also to talk about why he wants to go to Washington, D.C.

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