Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Congrats to 2011 Kane Fernandez Award Recipient Rep. Takai

On Saturday, March 3, Rep. K. Mark Takai was honored as the 2011 Kane Fernandez Award recipient at the UH men's basketball game against Utah State at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Rep. Takai is the 11th recipient of the award, which is presented to former UH letterwinners who have made significant, self-less contributions to the community. The award is named in memory of Kane Fernandez, an original member of the UH Letterwinners Club.

Rep. Takai was on the UH swim team from 1985-89, served on the Letterwinners Club Board of Directors, and is currently the 1st Vice President of the Letterwinners Club.

In addition to serving as a State Representative for 18 years, Rep. Takai is also a Major in the Hawai'i National Guard and deployed to the Middle East three years ago.

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