State Senator Kai Kahele (D-Hilo) is running for United States Congress, to represent the Second Congressional District, which includes all the neighbor islands and rural O’ahu. Representative Tulsi Gabbard currently holds the position, and has announced she will not run again, and is running for President. Sen. Kahele and host Sherry Bracken talk about why he’s running and about some of the current state issues. Photo is Sen. Kahele at the opening of his Hilo headquarters, with representatives from various faiths who participated. Photo courtesy Tom Fratardino.
Air date: Feb. 16, 2020