Kahele unveils new office

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald From left, Pele, Kekoa and Kalamanamana Harman perform in front of the crowd to bless U.S. Rep. Kai Kahele's new office in Hilo.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Namaka Kahele plays with a string off the U.S. House of Representatives flag while her father, U.S. Rep. Kai Kahele, unveils his new office in Hilo on April 30.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald U.S. Rep. Kai Kahele speaks to a crowd while unveiling his new home office in Hilo on April 30.

U.S. Rep. Kai Kahele unveiled his new home office at 99 Aupuni Street on April 30 with a blessing ceremony for the new space.

State representatives, Chris Todd and Jeanne Kapela, state senators, Laura Acasio and Lorraine Inouye, and Hawaii County council members attended the blessing to support Kahele and meet his staff.

Rep. Ed Case was in attendance with his wife, Audrey Nakamura.

After Kahele’s daughters, ‘Iolana and Namaka, unveiled the new sign above the door, small groups were able to tour the new office.


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