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Mark Takai

Complaint Filed Over Use Of Late Congressman’s Campaign Funds

Complaint Filed Over Use Of Late Congressman’s Campaign Funds

The Campaign Legal Center says Dylan Beesley illegally converted funds to his own use after death of U.S. Rep. Mark Takai.
Takai’s Legacy To Be Honored At 9/11 Fundraiser In NYC Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Takai’s Legacy To Be Honored At 9/11 Fundraiser In NYC

The late congressman played a key role in passing legislation providing benefits for 9/11 first responders. They'll remember his service next week.
Hawaii Democrats To Challenge Kaaihue’s Candidacy Facebook

Hawaii Democrats To Challenge Kaaihue’s Candidacy

UPDATED: The Republican running for the 2nd Congressional District has filed to run as a Democrat in the special election to fill the 1st District seat.
Takai Honored In Emotional Tributes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Takai Honored In Emotional Tributes

The late congressman was remembered for 22 years of public service, including two decades in the Legislature, 17 years in the National Guard.
The Projector: Aloha, Congressman Mark Takai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Aloha, Congressman Mark Takai

In a Thursday service at the Capitol, state and national leaders join hundreds of other people to grieve and share memories.
Schatz, Gabbard And Hanabusa Win Congressional Primaries Eugene Tanner/Civil Beat

Schatz, Gabbard And Hanabusa Win Congressional Primaries

Sen. Brian Schatz and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard are running for re-election, while former Rep. Colleen Hanabusa is seeking to return to Congress.
Election For Vacant House Seat File Photo

Election For Vacant House Seat

Hawaii officials have confirmed that the special election to fill the late Mark Takai's office will be held the same day as the Nov. 8 general election.
Services Set For Mark Takai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Services Set For Mark Takai

The late U.S. congressman will lie in state at the Hawaii State Capitol Rotunda Aug. 18.
How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat

Come November, voters may be asked to elect short-term and long-term replacements for the late Mark Takai.
Tributes Pour In After Death of Congressman Mark Takai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tributes Pour In After Death of Congressman Mark Takai

The first-term Democratic congressman, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last October, died Wednesday at age 49.
House Passes GMO Label Bill Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Passes GMO Label Bill

Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii calls it a disingenuous measure that makes it difficult for consumers to know what’s in their food.
House: Bar Women From Draft Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House: Bar Women From Draft

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved a measure that says women should not be required to register for a potential military draft.