TAKAI, Mark, (1967 - 2016)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

TAKAI, Mark, a Representative from Hawaii; born in Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, July 1, 1967; graduated from Pearl City High School, Pearl City, Hawaii, 1985; B.A., University of Hawaii, Manoa , Hawaii, 1990; M.P.H., University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, 1993; Hawaii Army National Guard, 1999-2016; member of the Hawaii state house of representatives, 1994-2014, vice speaker, 2005-2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress; served until his death on July 20, 2016 (January 3, 2015-July 20, 2016); died on July 20, 2016, in Honolulu, Hawaii; interment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.