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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

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Kāhea for New County At-Large Officers!

Aloha e nā hoa, The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus is looking to fill county at-large positions on our executive committee. As a statewide organization, it is imperative that we have representation from community voices all across our pae ʻāina. The county… Read More

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Chair’s Message – Democratic Party of Hawai‘i

Dear Blaine: The Democratic Party of Hawai’i (DPH) came together last month in Waikiki to hold an energized and productive State Convention. It reflected a broad diversity of character and experience and featured passionate debate that was possible only because… Read More

Hawaiian Affairs Caucus News Flash, Jun. 20, 2016

NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY PLATFORM NATIVE HAWAIIANS The Executive Committee of the Hawaiian Affairs Caucus has called upon the National Democratic Party Platform Committee to expand the language in its platform relating to Native Hawaiians. If adopted, our unique history and… Read More

Hawaiian Affairs Caucus News Flash Jun. 16

THOMAS SQUARE RENOVATION The City’s Historic Parks and Projects office is holding another public information presentation on the Mayor’s planned revitalization of Thomas Square. Encourage your attendance. As part of the renovation, the City currently plans on including a statue… Read More

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NHLC Position Paper for the Hawaiian Affairs Caucus

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Some photos from the Democratic Convention 2016.

Hawaiian Affairs Caucus table at the 2016 Democratic Party Convention.

Hawaiian Affairs Caucus News Flash Jun. 13, 2016

 FOURTEEN FILE FOR OHA SEATS!  NEW RULES REQUIRE RUNOFF IN PRIMARY ELECTION! The Hawai’i State Elections Office has announced the candidates who have filed to run for the following OHA seats: OHA HAWAII RESIDENT TRUSTEE:  KAHUI, Bo V. (Craig), LINDSEY, Robert… Read More

Hawaiian Affairs Caucus members serenade outgoing Democratic Party Chair Cante Carpenter at the 2014 State Democratic Convention.

About Us

The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus The Hawaiian Affairs Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i is founded on Hawaiian cultural values of aloha, mālama ‘āina, ho‘okipa and kuleana.  Our work and interaction within the ‘ohana, in the community, and with one… Read More