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Student denied entry into Hawaiian school sues
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MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2003

A student in Hawaii is suing to gain entry into the Kamehameha Schools, alleging he was denied admission because he is not Native Hawaiian.

The school system is supported by a $6 billion trust fund created for the benefit of Native Hawaiians. It has only admitted one student in recent years who is not of Native descent.

In 2000, the Supreme Court held that the state of Hawaii could not restrict an election to Native Hawaiians.

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Student Sues for Admission to Schools for Hawaiians (The New York Times 6/29)
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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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