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The establishment of a popular Hawaiian immersion program several years ago has had an impact on the broader community, says the Hana High & Elementary principal.
As Hawaiian immersion programs soar in popularity, the lack of a common curriculum remains a big challenge.
A company worked with scholars to develop a message that educates visitors en route to the North Shore about the place and its people.
Amendments would prohibit the attorney general from investigating KAHEA and other nonprofits if the investigation would create a conflict of interest.
UPDATED: Critics say Native Hawaiians, not the governor, should pick the members and the issues it considers.
But DHHL reforms and measures that cover cultural practitioners have a long way to go this session.
The protests are seen as part of a long push toward more self-determination for Native Hawaiians, but there is little consensus on how best to achieve that.
Resolution would create a “blue ribbon commission” to establish a new relationship based on trust.
The AG argues the Native Hawaiian nonprofit is illegally using donations to fund civil disobedience; the organization says the request is intimidation.
UPDATED: Activists will move their encampment off the mountain’s access road in exchange for a county promise not to start more work on the telescope until February.
The Thursday deadline set by law enforcement for protesters to leave the mountain or get arrested is unnecessary — and counterproductive.
Some OHA trustees contend the agency has made significant strides toward cleaning up its oversight since the 2012-2016 time period covered by the report.