Media Clips from Native Hawaiian Roll Commission (5/27/14)

From: Senate Communications Office 5/27/14

Legislators to Hear Update on Hawaiian Roll Commission
http://hawaii.news.blogs.civilbeat.com/post/84744138486/legislators-to-hear-update-on-hawaiian-roll-commissionThe Senate Committee on Hawaiian Affairs will hold an informational briefing Monday morning to receive an update on the progress of the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission.

More than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building http://www.civilbeat.com/articles/2014/05/05/22008-more-than-130000-native-hawaiians-sign-up-for-nation-building/
Members of the Native Hawaiian community are on track to establish a constitution for an independent Hawaiian nation as soon as next January.

Native Hawaiian Roll is first step in charting future for Hawaii’s first inhabitants

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/0b61f9e805144b2582f18723daac748c/HI–Native-Hawaiian-Roll

http://www.mauinews.com/page/content.detail/id/585260/Native-Hawaiian-roll-first-step-in-charting-the-future.html?nav=5031

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Native-Hawaiian-Roll-first-step-in-charting-future-5455043.php

http://www.allhawaiinews.com/2014/05/native-hawaiian-registry-advances-state.html

http://washington.gotnewswire.com/news/native-hawaiian-roll-first-step-in-charting-future

The Native Hawaiian Roll Commission certified more than 125,000 people on its official register, completing a major first step for Native Hawaiians to form their own independent government that could seek federal recognition and the return of land to the Hawaiian people.

Native Hawaiian Rolls Commission Update for Lawmakers
http://hpr2.org/post/native-hawaiian-rolls-commission-update-lawmakers
The Native Hawaiian Rolls Commission provided an update for lawmakers today on its progress in registering members of the state’s recognized indigenous people.  The goal is to form a governing entity and self-governance for Native Hawaiians.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Senators cheer Native Hawaiian voter list
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y
State senators expressed excitement Monday for the future of Native Hawaiian nation-building now that a commission has compiled a list of potentially eligible voters.

 

LEIHOKU ELEMENTARY VISITS CAPITOL

On May 9, 2014, approximately 95 5th grade students and 9 adult chaperones from Leihoku Elementary School visited the Hawaii State Capitol, Hawaii Judiciary Center and the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

During their Capitol tour, they were able to meet in 2 separate groups with Sen. Shimabukuro in the Senate Gallery.

For more information about Leihoku Elementary School, visit  http://les.nwcomplex.org/

Sen. Shimabukuro met with Leihoku ES 5th Graders in the Senate Gallery

Sen. Shimabukuro met with Leihoku ES 5th Graders in the Senate Gallery

Congratulations to Kamaile Academy’s First Graduating Class

The photos in this post were taken by Sen. Shimabukuro. Click them to enlarge.

The photos in this post were taken by Sen. Shimabukuro. Click them to enlarge.

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