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

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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