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House member insults ethnic groups

Hanohano used slurs when art was put up in her office, an exhibit specialist says

By Derrick DePledge

~~<p>State Rep. Faye Hanohano &mdash; unhappy with the paintings installed in her state Capitol office as part of a public exhibit &mdash; used racial and ethnic slurs in a tirade Monday, according to an email from a state exhibit specialist.</p>
<p>Hanohano, who is Native Hawaiian, called the works for the &quot;Art in Public Places&quot; exhibit &quot;ugly&quot; and questioned why the paintings chosen were not from Native Hawaiian artists.</p>
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State Rep. Faye Hanohano — unhappy with the paintings installed in her state Capitol office as part of a public exhibit — used racial and ethnic slurs in a tirade Monday, according to an email from a state exhibit specialist.

Hanohano, who is Native Hawaiian, called the works for the "Art in Public Places" exhibit "ugly" and questioned why the paintings chosen were not from Native Hawaiian artists. Login for more...



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