Rep. Mark Takai of Hawaii dies at age 49

Takai, a Democrat from Hawaii, was serving his first term in the House of Representatives at the time of his death, according to the Honolulu Civil Beat.

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Takai was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October.

His family released a statement, thanking everyone for their support and asking for privacy.

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