Lt. Governor Tsutsui Sends His Sincere Condolences to the Family of Congressman Mark Takai

Mark TakaiHONOLULU – Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui has this statement to offer on the passing of Congressman Mark Takai:

 “It is with a heavy heart that I send my sincere condolences to the family of Congressman Mark Takai.  Mark was an admirable public servant and a champion on issues important to his district and the people of Hawaii.  As a fellow University of Hawaii alumnus, I appreciated his strong advocacy and support for the University, especially the athletics program that played such a prominent role in his life.  I’ve had the privilege of working with Mark at the Legislature and am honored to have been able to call him a friend.  During this difficult time, my thoughts and prayers are with his wife Sami and their two children.  He will be dearly missed.”