Flags at half-staff for Rep. Rod Tam

The Maui News

U.S. and Hawaii flags are flying at half-staff today to honor longtime Oahu state lawmaker Rod Tam, Lt. Gov. Josh Green announced Friday. Tam died May 15 at age 65. His memorial service is being held today.

Tam spent three decades in political office, starting with the state House where he served for 12 years. He also served in the state Senate and on the Honolulu City Council. He was a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.