WAILUKU - At only 30 years old, Tulsi Gabbard already has a long resume.
It includes being the youngest person elected to the state Legislature, two deployments to the Middle East with the Hawaii National Guard and her current position as a member of the Honolulu City Council, where she chairs the Safety, Economic Development and Government Affairs Committee and serves as vice chairwoman of the Budget Committee.
Now, the Nuuanu resident is seeking the 2nd Congressional District seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Mazie Hirono, who is making a bid for the U.S. Senate. The House seat serves Neighbor Islands and rural Oahu, although candidates are not required to live in the district.
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