2019 K. Mark Takai Outstanding Civilian Contributor Commendation Award

Tomorrow the Pearl City Community will honor and celebrate the life of the late Congressman K. Mark Takai during the 4th Annual K. Mark Takai Family Fun Day at the Momilani Community Center.

Congressman Takai impacted so many lives as a U.S. Representative in Congress, as well as serving his country as a Lt. Col.in the Hawaii National Guard. His legacy continues to perpetuate his spirit of giving upon those in the community who deserve to be recognized for their commitment to bettering the lives of those around them while building and extending their leadership skills to benefit others. Their future legacies are truly inspired upon the foundation of support and recognition from the late Congressman from Pearl City.

On Thursday, Principal Alisa Bender of Lt. Col. Horace Meek Hickam Elementary School received the 2019 K. Mark Takai Outstanding Civilian Contributor Commendation Award that was presented to her by Sami Takai, the wife of Congressman Takai. Principal Bender received the award for implementing several programs that addressed the needs of military students and their families. Congratulations!

Mahalo to K. Mark Takai and his ohana for their blessings upon us all here today and future generations to come.

DOE Article:

Joint Venture Education Forum celebrates 20th year of education partnerships with Hawaii’s military community

http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/…/P…/Pages/JVEF-2019.aspx

Photo credit: Department of Education

Principal Alisa Bender (center) of Lt. Col. Horace Meek Hickam Elementary School received the 2019 K. Mark Takai Outstanding Civilian Contributor Commendation Award that was presented to her by Sami Takai, the wife of Congressman K. Mark Takai (second from left) on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

Community Contacts

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Senator Clarence K. Nishihara (808) 586.6970 (808) 586.6879
Representative Roy M. Takumi (808) 586.6170 (808) 586.6171
Representative Gregg Takayama (808) 586.6340 (808) 586.6341
Senator Breene Harimoto Senator Breene Harimoto (808) 586.6230 (808) 586.6231
Councilmember Brandon Elefante Councilmember Brandon Elefante (808) 768.5008 (808) 768.5011