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HAC General Meeting Jan. 11, 2017

Aloha e nā hoa, The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus will hold its quarterly general membership meeting on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 5:30 p.m., at ILWU (451 Atkinson Drive).  You are urged to attend. If you’re unable to be there in person, you may… Read More

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General Membership Meeting POSTPONED to 10/26

Aloha e nā hoa, The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus has rescheduled its quarterly meeting so as not to conflict with the grand opening of the Democratic Party of Hawaii headquarters and the third and final Presidential debate tomorrow. The meeting will now… Read More

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Hawaiian Affairs Caucus Endorses Apoliona, Lindsey for OHA

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… Read More

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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… Read More

Hawaiian Affairs Caucus Supports Bob Lindsey for OHA Hawai‘i Trustee

The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus turned out in numbers yesterday to support OHA Chair Robert Lindsey in his bid for re-election to the Hawai‘i Island trustee spot. We support Uncle Bob!

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HAC Candidate Survey: Informed Voters Make Sound Decisions

HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS CAUCUS CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE INFORMED VOTERS MAKE SOUND DECISIONS On July 3, 2016, the Hawaiian Affairs Caucus issued an invitation to all Democratic Party candidates to participate in its Candidate Questionnaire. The questionnaire asked for the candidate’s views about… Read More

Hawaiian Affairs Caucus Meeting, July 13, 2016

The featured guest was Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa talking about the addition of a Native Hawaiian plank to the National Democratic Party Platform. Photos: Blaine Fergerstrom

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Platform Committee Passes Native Hawaiian Amendment Unanimously

Democratic Party Platform Committee Unanimously Passes Native Hawaiian Section Democrat Colleen Hanabusa, Hawai‘i representative to the National Platform Committee, just advised via email: “The Caucus’ proposed language, with the following amendment to your first sentence, ‘Democrats also support efforts for… Read More

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General Membership, Candidate Meet & Greet July 13

Aloha e nā hoa, The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus will be holding its quarterly general membership meeting on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 6:00 p.m., at ILWU (451 Atkinson Drive). Members are urged to attend. Amongst other agenda items, we will be electing… Read More

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OHA and Kamehameha Schools Launch Native Hawaiian Federal Service Fellowship

 OHA and Kamehameha Schools have partnered to launch the Native Hawaiian Federal Service Fellowship.  Fellows will spend 9-months in Washington, DC, working within a U.S. Congressional office on federal policy affecting Native Hawaiians and others.  In addition to the opportunity… Read More