Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-05-08 12:50:06 –
The newly elected Congressman Kaiari Kahere has made history as the first Hawaiian Congressman to relocate his District 2 office from Honolulu to Hilo.
County and state leaders met on Friday, April 30, celebrating the opening of the Second Protectorate District Office on Aupni Street with traditional Hawaiian ceremonies and blessings.
“Standing here now, looking at Mauna Kea, being surrounded by the government location of Hawaii County … that’s very special,” Kahele told the crowd.
Early in the candidacy, Kahere stated that one of the first things he would do if he was elected was to make sure that the Second Congress District Office was actually in the Second Congress District. It was.
“I am very excited to be able to do that as a boy in my hometown of Hilo and bring the pride of my hometown to the Second Congress district of Hilo,” Kahere said.
Kahere thanked and thanked his staff and those who helped secure the office.
“This office is really the heart of our office and will help so many members and do so many great things for the Big Island and the rest of the 117th Congress.” Said Kahele.
Hawaii County Communications Director Cyrus Johnasen spoke on behalf of Mayor Mitch Roth because the mayor was unable to attend.
“Representative Kahele was a proven and fierce supporter of our county when he served as Hawaii Senate. He will continue to be a fierce supporter of our county and its value in Congress. We know, “Jonasen said.
Stevie Lee, the head of Kahere’s office, said the Hiro team moved to the office on January 19, 2021 with modest furniture and soon revived with staff and those who worked to create a beautiful space. It was. now.
Congressman Edcase. Members of Hawaii’s 1st Congress District also attended the event.
“I am very pleased that Congressman Kahere is my perfect partner in the US House of Representatives,” Case said. “It’s very important for Hawaii in the US House of Representatives to have people who can work together to get things done, not just individual healthy members of the House of Representatives.”
Case said he believes no parliamentarian has ever started running as fast as Kahere, adding a new parliamentarian who studied for months and met and talked to colleagues before taking office. As a result, Kahere was appointed to the House Military Commission and the House Transport Infrastructure Commission.
“Representative Kahele is the perfect person to represent Hawaii’s Second Parliamentary District during these times,” said Case. “Not only is this very talented, he is a favorite, respected and admired MP. I not only work with him, but this incredible trajectory I want to see where I’m going. “
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