CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Con.Res. 243 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mazie K. Hirono on February 25, 2010.
H.Con.Res. 243 would resolve that the House of Representatives (with the Senate concurring), Congress authorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha on June 6, 2010.
Kamehameha I, also known as Kamehameha the Great, conquered the Hawaiian Islands and formally established the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi in 1810.