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Report of the Hawaiian Affairs Caucus – April–July 2018

REPORT OF THE HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS CAUCUS APRIL–JULY 2018   HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS CAUCUS PROTESTS THE DPH PLATFORM, SECTION TITLED, HONORING HAWAIIANS: The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus is in disagreement with the changes to the DPH Platform in that section titled, Honoring Hawaiians, and… Read More

‘Ōlelo Vote Informed & HAC OHA Forum July 19

Aloha e nā hoa, The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus, in partnership with ‘Ōlelo Vote Informed, wish to invite you to attend their live presentation of thirteen candidates seeking a seat to the OHA Board of Trustees. The taping and live showing will occur… Read More

Hawaiian Affairs Updates

Aloha e nā hoa, Here are a few updates from the Caucus: HAC SCC Representative (non-male) Election Reminder, applications to serve as HAC SCC Representative (non-male) are due not later than July 13 (extended due date). See hawaiianaffairs.org for details and an application form. Election will be… Read More

Election Activities, DPH Platform & 2019 Legislative Agenda

Aloha e nā hoa, DPH Platform: “Honoring Hawaiians” Several members of the Caucus have expressed concern with the platform section titled, “Honoring Hawaiians” adopted at the DPH convention. At issue is the deletion of a key provision that existed in… Read More

New Party Chair Kealiʻi Lopez & SCC Vacancy

Aloha e nā hoa, I hope you’re having a wonderful Kamehameha holiday weekend! Here are a few updates from the Caucus: New Party Chair Kealiʻi Lopez Congratulations to Kealiʻi Lopez on her election to the position of Party Chair! Chair Lopez ran… Read More

2018 Democratic Convention Hawaiian Affairs Caucus Report

Convention Report for the Hawaiian Affairs Caucus In the face of the disasters experienced by our Waimanalo, Kauai and Hawai‘i ohana these past few months, we are reminded of the words of an ancient mele, “Pu‘uonioni”, that says, “Mālama I Ke… Read More

HAC Chair’s Forum Video

HAC Chair’s Forum from Blaine Fergerstrom on Vimeo.

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Aloha Senator Akaka

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Remembering Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka

A RESOLUTION TO REMEMBER AND HONOR OUR BELOVED U.S. SENATOR DANIEL K. AKAKA FOR HIS DEDICATED LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE TO OUR NATIVE HAWAIIAN BENEFICIARIES WHEREAS, Retired Senator Daniel K. Akaka was the first Native Hawaiian to serve in the United… Read More

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OHA Candidates Forum Jun. 14

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Candidates Forum All candidates for OHA seats who have filed their candidate registration papers with the Office of Elections will be invited. At the forum, they will have an opportunity to share their mana‘o about their candidacy… Read More