The defeat of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 flattened the hopes and the voices of those who were hoping, alternatively, to see progress toward federal recognition.
If he wins approval in the full Senate, he’ll likely serve as interim director of the agency under fire for its long wait list for homes.
The company left the islands in 1997, but it had already been ordered to make $180 million in loans, partially because of discrimination against Native Hawaiians and Filipinos.
It was a tenet of Native Hawaiians and other indigenous people to use resources in moderation and not overaccumulate wealth.
Comparing a new public relations video of the Campbell Estate heiress to an unscripted discussion with her 11 years ago shows she’s not her old sharp self.
Native Hawaiian activists sharply criticized their actions, but not everyone agrees on how best to respond to members of the obscure “Polynesian Kingdom of Atooi.”
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs says the annual cap of $15.1 million is too low and that state agencies should do a better job reporting their revenues.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights reversed its 12-year-old opposition, and now supports providing Native Hawaiians similar status to Native American tribes.
The action by Abigail Kawananakoa’s legal team comes during a court battle over her capacity to make decisions about her fortune.