FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2010
HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I (July 26, 2010) The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) said today the unanimous vote by the Hawaiian Homes Commission (HHC), in support of the passage of the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act (NHGRA), is welcomed and important to a collective voice for Native Hawaiians.
“We are pleased that the Hawaiian Homes Commissioners join with OHA Trustees to support passage of the NHGRA, inclusive of the amendments recently agreed to by Senator Akaka, Senator Inouye and Governor Lingle,” said OHA Chairperson Haunani Apoliona. “This united front is proof that Native