Sen. Sam Slom to undergo bypass surgery

Sen. Sam Slom to undergo bypass surgery

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii Sen. Sam Slom's office says the Republican lawmaker will undergo coronary bypass surgery later this week.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports ( ) that Slom, who was hospitalized last week, says in a statement he will miss Tuesday's floor session to prepare for the surgery.

Slom has represented Hawaii's 9th senatorial district for 20 years.

Information from: Honolulu Star-Advertiser,

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