Photo credit: GEORGE F. LEE / 2010
(HONOLULU) – As a mark of respect for former long-time lawmaker Rod Tam, Acting Gov. Josh Green has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawai‘i shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawaii National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 15.
Tam spent three decades in political office, starting with the State House of Representatives where he served for 12 years. He was also a member of the Hawai‘i State Senate and Honolulu City Council.
Tam is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He was 65-years old.
Flags shall be flown at half-staff on Saturday, June 15, the day of Tam’s memorial service.