Rep. Fale and Grant Okamoto Heroes from the House

Comments from the Chamber Floor by Rep. Ichiyama and Rep. Fale:

Grant Okamoto, a reservist District Chief for the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) http://www1.honolulu.gov/dem/cert.htm, who also works at the House of Representatives for the Sgt-at-Arms, helped Rep. Fale in response needs during heavy rains that caused flooding on Windward Oahu.

KITV reported that – State representative helps many during stormy weather — Video
State representative Richard Fale says he reacted on instincts and helped get most of the stranded motorists to safety including a woman who had climbed onto the hood of her car.

http://www.kitv.com/news/hawaii/State-representative-helps-many-during-stormy-weather/-/8905354/19903458/-/format/rsss_2.0/-/x9pieqz/-/index.html

From KITV… “On his drive from Hau’ula to town, Fale stopped at the flooded Waikane Bridge. He says three cars were stranded and the flood water was quickly rising.”
Read more: http://www.kitv.com/news/hawaii/lawmaker-becomes-good-samaritan-in-flood-rescue/-/8905354/19902530/-/xbck6l/-/index.html#ixzz2Rbh7R24k

Rep. Fale and Grant OkamotoContact: repfale@capitol.hawaii.gov Excerpt from Capitol TV

Left to Right: Representative Richard Lee Fale and Grant Okamoto, a reservist District Chief for the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), who works at the House of Representatives for the Sgt-at-Arms.

Rep. Ward Addresses SCR 135 – Full Voting Rights for Residents of the District of Columbia

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO GRANT FULL VOTING RIGHTS FOR RESIDENTS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
Report Title: United States Congress; Full Voting Rights for Residents of the District of Columbia

Adopted with Representative(s) Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McDermott, Thielen excused (2).

Contact: repward@capitol.hawaii.gov Excerpt from Capitol TV