Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaii Affairs At-Large Trustee — Jackie Burke

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaii Affairs At-Large Trustee — Jackie Burke

“We need to demand and receive fair compensation for military use of our lands, and compensate us for the ‘war machine’ that puts us all at ground zero.”

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Kauai Trustee — Kamealoha Smith

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Kauai Trustee — Kamealoha Smith

“Everyone was enthusiastic and had so much hope for OHA. Now, 40 years later, I wonder what the first OHA candidates in 1980 would say?”

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Kauai Trustee — Dan Ahuna

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Kauai Trustee — Dan Ahuna

“There is a long history of misrepresentation of Native Hawaiians in media.”

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Molokai Trustee — Colette Machado

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Molokai Trustee — Colette Machado

“As an incumbent candidate, I have worked hard to increase transparency and efficiency at OHA throughout my career.”

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Hawaii Island Trustee — Kauilani Almeida

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Hawaii Island Trustee — Kauilani Almeida

“Funding support for protectors that are standing for cultural beliefs is in line with OHA’s purpose.”

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Hawaii Island Trustee — Louis Pau

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Hawaii Island Trustee — Louis Pau

“I think the percentage of Hawaiian incarcerated is based upon the rightfully perceived atrocities that left Hawaiians debased on their own islands.”

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaii Affairs Hawaii Island Trustee — Louis Hao

Candidate Q&A: Office of Hawaii Affairs Hawaii Island Trustee — Louis Hao

“The 1993 Apology Bill to Native Hawaiians did not provide for reparation. Just being ‘sorry’ is not good enough.”