Hawaii State Legislature

Photo of Rep. Takai

K. Mark Takai (D)

34th Representative District
Hawaii State Capitol, Room 317
415 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
phone 808-586-8455; fax 808-586-8459
E-mail reptakai@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Born  
    Honolulu 
Education
 
    University of Hawaii at Manoa, Master of Public Health 1993; University of Hawaii at Manoa, BA political science; Pearl City High School, 1985 
Professional
 
    Preventive Medical Officer, First Lieutenant, Hawaii Army National Guard; Former public health educator, Department of Health's Tobacco Prevention and Education Project; Former publications coordinator, University of Hawaii's Office of the Executive Vice; Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs 
Community  
    State Chair, Hawaii's Junior Miss Scholarship Program (since 10/97); Executive Vice President, Hawaii's Junior Miss, Inc. (since 10/97); State Co-Chair, Hawaii Children and Youth Month (since 5/96); State Co-Chair, Hawaii Leader for a Day Program (since 5/95); Co-Convenor, Hawaii Legislative Keiki Caucus (since 5/96); Director, Honolulu Symphony Board (since 1/97); Vice President, American Cancer Society -- Central/Leeward Unit (since 8/99); Director, American Cancer Society -- Hawaii Division (since 8/99); Director, Aiea High School SCBM Council (since 9/95); Director, Hawaii Council on Economic Education (since 10/98)
    Former President, Pearl City High School Alumni Association (1996-97); Former Chair, University of Hawaii Board of Publications (1994); Former Editor in Chief, Ka Leo O Hawaii (1990-91); Former President, Associated Students of the University of Hawaii (1989-90); Former Editor in Chief, Pearl City High School's Messenger (1984-85); Former President, Pearl City High School Student Government (1984-85)
Honors  
    Secretary of Education Outstanding Student Award 1985; Nissan Hawaii High School Scholar Athlete Hall of Honor 1985; Nissan Hawaii High School Journalism Hall of Honor 1985; First Lady Volunteer Awards Nominee 1991
Member of the following committees:
   
Culture and the Arts (Chair); Higher Education (Vice Chair); Transportation Labor and Public Employment; Education