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Akaka Bill

Interior Secretary Assures Hawaiians on Federal Recognition

Interior Secretary Assures Hawaiians on Federal Recognition

But Sally Jewell offers no specifics or timetable on formalizing relationship.
Akaka: Pass My Bill in Memory of Dan Inouye

Akaka: Pass My Bill in Memory of Dan Inouye

As Hawaii's senior senator lay in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, Akaka invoked Inouye in asking Senate to pass Akaka Bill.
Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

A look back at 36 years in Congress for Hawaii's junior U.S. senator.
After Akaka: The Next Generation of Native Hawaiian Leaders

After Akaka: The Next Generation of Native Hawaiian Leaders

New hui being formed to incubate a deeper "bench."
Akaka to Alaska Natives: ‘Strength In Solidarity’

Akaka to Alaska Natives: ‘Strength In Solidarity’

Retiring Hawaii senator speaks at convention.
Akaka Bill Sails Through Committee, But Tough Sledding Ahead Via Flickr

Akaka Bill Sails Through Committee, But Tough Sledding Ahead

Inouye says chances of passage for Native Hawaiian recognition this year are "bad."
Akaka Taking Last Shot At Legacy Bill For Native Hawaiians

Akaka Taking Last Shot At Legacy Bill For Native Hawaiians

UPDATED Retiring U.S. senator to amend, push Akaka Bill anew Thursday.
10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Jan. 9 – 13

10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Jan. 9 – 13

Rail, energy, homelessness — the stuff of Civil Beat.
Another Setback for Hawaiian Recognition File photo.

Another Setback for Hawaiian Recognition

Provision crafted by Dan Inouye is cut from federal omnibus bill.
‘First Step’ to a Native Hawaiian Governing Entity

‘First Step’ to a Native Hawaiian Governing Entity

In home of queen who last ruled a nation, legislation is signed to begin a new one.
Capitol Watch: July 6

Capitol Watch: July 6

UPDATED 5:50 p.m. Neighbor Isle gov't news; Akaka and Inouye, stuck in D.C., miss local bill signing; and Duckworth running for Congress.
Hawaiian Rights Fight Lands at Supreme Court

Hawaiian Rights Fight Lands at Supreme Court

Justices ask about religion in case about restricted access.

September 2013

Thursday, September 5

Interior Secretary Assures Hawaiians on Federal Recognition

December 2012

Friday, December 21

Akaka: Pass My Bill in Memory of Dan Inouye

November 2012

Tuesday, November 20

Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

October 2012

Wednesday, October 24

After Akaka: The Next Generation of Native Hawaiian Leaders

Friday, October 19

Akaka to Alaska Natives: ‘Strength In Solidarity’

September 2012

Thursday, September 13

Akaka Bill Sails Through Committee, But Tough Sledding Ahead

Tuesday, September 11

Akaka Taking Last Shot At Legacy Bill For Native Hawaiians

January 2012

Saturday, January 14

10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Jan. 9 – 13

December 2011

Friday, December 16

Another Setback for Hawaiian Recognition

July 2011

Thursday, July 7

‘First Step’ to a Native Hawaiian Governing Entity

Wednesday, July 6

Capitol Watch: July 6

May 2011

Thursday, May 19

Hawaiian Rights Fight Lands at Supreme Court

April 2011

Friday, April 22

Do Native Hawaiians Have The Right To Break Rules?

Thursday, April 21

Hawaii Version of Akaka Bill Still Alive

Wednesday, April 6

Capitol Watch: April 7

March 2011

Wednesday, March 30

New Akaka Bill Ignores Lingle Concerns

Friday, March 25

Hawaiian Lawmakers Push Akaka Bill At State Level

Monday, March 14

Capitol Watch: March 15

Friday, March 11

Bill Watch: Cultural Issues Not at Top of List for Hawaii Legislature

Wednesday, March 2

Hawaii U.S. Sen. Akaka Won’t Run for Re-Election

February 2011

Thursday, February 10

Senate to OHA: Live to Fight Another Day

Tuesday, February 8

Writing a $200 Million Check to Native Hawaiians

Thursday, February 3

Capitol Watch: Feb. 4

January 2011

Saturday, January 22

Akaka Bill Fails, Lobbyists Collect $3.2M from OHA

December 2010

Wednesday, December 22

The State of OHA: ‘E Hiki No Kakou!’

Capitol Watch: Dec. 22

Monday, December 20

Capitol Watch: Dec. 21

Monday, December 13

Capitol Watch: Dec. 14

November 2010

Wednesday, November 17

Capitol Watch: Nov. 17

Friday, November 5

Elections Dim Outlook of Akaka Bill — and Akaka?

October 2010

Monday, October 25

What Are the ‘Ceded Lands’ of Hawaii?

Wednesday, October 13

OHA Debate: Neil Says Act Now on Akaka Bill, Duke Says Wait for New Congress

Tuesday, October 5

Akaka Bill Still Alive?

Friday, October 1

Akaka Bill Pau Already?

September 2010

Wednesday, September 29

Criminal Injustice for Native Hawaiians

Wednesday, September 15

Why the Akaka Bill Should be Enacted

July 2010

Wednesday, July 14

UPDATE: Lingle Asks U.S. Senators to Pass Akaka Bill

Tuesday, July 13

Hawaii Links for Tuesday, July 13

Friday, July 9

Week 10: The News Never Stops

Thursday, July 8

Hawaii Leaders Unite Behind Revised Akaka Bill

Wednesday, July 7

Hawaii Senators Resolve Differences with Governor on Akaka Bill

June 2010

Monday, June 21

New Topic Page Explains Akaka Bill

Saturday, June 19

Time Running Out for Akaka Bill

Discussion: Akaka Bill