UH Manoa: More Than 100 Learn Native Hawaiian Law 1/11/14

14 Jan. 2014 – More than 100 people from throughout the State of Hawaiʻi – representing state and county governments – learned about trust obligations in relation to Native Hawaiian cultural and natural resources at UH Mānoa’s William S. Richardson School of Law.  The training course was provided by Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law.  It was funded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and held on Saturday, January 11, 2014.

Maui County Council Chair Gladys Baisa described the training as “an essential program for public servants in making crucial decisions for the community.”

Several state and other county lawmakers attended the training, including:  Senators Suzanne Chun OaklandDonovan Dela Cruz and Maile Shimabukuro; Representatives Karen Awana, Isaac Choy, Faye Hanohano, Richard Onishi, and Calvin Say; and Hawaiʻi County Councilmembers Dru Kanuha and Valerie Poindexter.

Read the full announcement.