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POSTPONED TO Oct. 26! Hawaiian Affairs Caucus Meeting Oct. 19

Aloha e nā hoa,

The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus will hold its quarterly general membership meeting on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 6:00 p.m., at ILWU (451 Atkinson Drive).  You are urged to attend. If you’re unable to be there in person, you may call in to this conference line:

Dial-in number: (563) 999-2090
Access code: 544701

Agenda includes a presentation on the Constitution of the Native Hawaiian Nation, an update on the various issues the Executive Committee has been working on, and the election of two Oʻahu county-at-large officers to the HAC Executive Committee. Additionally, members are encouraged to bring up any proposals for the 2017 legislative agenda, for example, in education, housing, health, etc.

For Oʻahu HAC members, if you’re interested in running for one of the Oʻahu county-at-large positions, contact Secretary Rhonda Roldan by responding to this email.

The meeting will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. So that we may have a sense of how many members are planning to attend, please RSVP by Oct 10 to, Hawaiian.Affairs.Caucus@gmail.com. If you are also available to help with set up and cleanup, please contact Raytan Vares (raytanv@gmail.com).

Election 2016, Endorsement of OHA Candidates: At its meeting on September 28, 2016, the Executive Committee voted to endorse Haunani Apoliona for OHA Trustee-at-Large and Robert Lindsey for OHA Hawaiʻi Island Trustee. Members of the Democratic Party are encouraged to vote for these candidates. Their position on Hawaiian self-governance is consistent with the platform of the Democratic Party of Hawaiʻi and the resolution, “Support for the Naʻi Aupuni Hawaiian Nation-Building and the U.S. Department of Interior’s Rule-making Processes” adopted by the SCC at its quarterly meeting on October 24, 2015.

Mahalo,
Hawaiian Affairs Caucus