FROM THE ARCHIVE
Native Hawaiian office established in D.C.
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2003

The state of Hawaii has opened an Office of Hawaiian Affairs in Washington, D.C., Judy Sarasohn of The Washington Post reports.

The office's main goal is lobbying for federal recognition of Native Hawaiians. The Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Tuesday heard testimony on a bill to recognize a Native government.

Get the Story:
Special Interests: Hawaiian Outpost in D.C. [third item] (The Washington Post 2/27)

Get the Bill:
S.344, the Native Hawaiian recognition bill.

Relevant Links:
Native Hawaiian Sovereignty Site - http://www.hawaii-nation.org
Native Hawaiians, Department of Interior - http://www.doi.gov/nativehawaiians
Native Hawaiian Federal Recognition Site - http://www.nativehawaiians.com

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