CAPA21 co-hosted Congressman Mark Takai (D-HI) at the Minami Tamaki law firm in Union Square.
Meet-and-Greet with Congressman Mark Takai
Hosted by CAPA21, Glen S. Fukushima, Phong La, and Minami Tamaki LLP
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Law Offices of Minami Tamaki LLP
K. Mark Takai was elected to Congress in 2014 and currently serves on the House Armed Forces Committee and the House Committee on Small Business. He is one of the fourteen Asian American Members of Congress currently serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.
Mark represents Hawaii’s First Congressional District, a district that encompasses much of Oahu and is one of the few Asian American majority districts in the United States.
Mark was a 20-year member of the Hawaii State House of Representatives before being elected to Congress. He represented the district of Aiea/Pearl City, first winning his seat at the age of 27.
Mark has served as a member of the Hawaii National Guard for 14 years. He is currently a Lt. Colonel and works as a Preventive Medical Officer. He deployed to the Middle East as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2009.