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To:  Hawaiian Affairs Caucus Members

The agenda for this Wednesday, August 21, 6:00 p.m., meeting at the DPH headquarters, 627 South Street, will include two topics:

1) Featured speaker, Joseph Kuhio Lewis, CEO of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement; and

2) Action on the Mauna Kea resolution, a copy of which was earlier circulated and that is also posted to the Hawaiian Affairs Caucus website, hawaiianaffairs.org.  Only members of the caucus may vote on this resolution.

Members may dial in to participate in the meeting at  (712) 451-0200, access code 938390. 

CNHA is donating one scholarship valued at $175 to their upcoming convention.  At the direction of CNHA, only HAC members who attend the meeting in person will be eligible to participate in the drawing for the scholarship.

Lastly, we wish to congratulate and give our aloha to Kate Stanley, the new Democratic Party of Hawaii Chair, who was elected by acclamation by the State Central Committee.  Kate is a long-time member of the Democratic Party of Hawaii and previously served as the DPH National Committee woman.  We send our best wishes to immediate past chair, Kealii Lopez, who takes up the helm of AARP-Hawaii.  Best wishes also to Erynn Fernandez who was hired as the new Executive Director of the Democratic Party of Hawaii.

See you at the meeting.

Leimomi Khan