Senators Respond to Landmark Signing of the Native Hawaiian Roll

Honolulu- Officials and members of the public joined together at Washington Place today for the historic signing of the Native Hawaiian Roll. The signing was accompanied by a petition of signatures in support of the roll. State Senators offered the following remarks in response to the landmark signing of the Native Hawaiian Roll: Today’s signing is a great testimony to the courageous individuals who decades ago saw injustice and stepped forward,” said Senator Brickwood Galuteria,…

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Senators Among Distinguished Panelist for Discussion of Act 195

On October 28, 2011 Senator Clayton Hee (District 23, Kahuku, La‘ie, Ka‘a‘awa, Kane‘ohe) and Senator Malama Solomon (District 1, Waimea, Hamakua, Keaukaha and Hilo) participated in a panel discussion on Act 195, regarding Native Hawaiian recognition by the State of Hawaii. The event was part of the 52nd Annual Convention of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs (AHCC), which took place from October 24-30. Other members of the panel included Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee…

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Senators Among Distinguished Panelist for Discussion of Act 195

KAHUKU, OAHU — Senator Clayton Hee and Senator Malama Solomon will be participating in a panel discussion on Act 195, regarding Native Hawaiian recognition by the State of Hawaii, on Friday, October 28, 2011.  The discussion begins at 10 a.m. at the Turtle Bay Resort. The event is part of the 52nd Annual Convention of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs (AHCC), which takes place from October 24-30. Senator Clayton Hee (District 23, Kahuku, La‘ie,…

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Governor Announces Native Hawaiian Roll Call Commissioners

Mai Ka Lā Hiki A Ka Lā Kau (Literal: From sunrise to sunset Kaona: Whole life span) HONOLULU — Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon announced his appointments to the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission. Senator Malama Solomon (District 1 – Waimea, Hamakua, North Hilo, Rural South Hilo and Hilo) offers this statement: “Today we celebrate the members of the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission established by Act 195 of the 2011 Legislative session. This is significant legislation…

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