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'Reconciliation' eludes Hawaiians


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2013

~~<p>Twenty years after Congress apologized on behalf of the United States for the 1893 overthrow of the Hawaiian kingdom, reconciliation between the federal government and Native Hawaiians seems more distant than ever.</p>
<p>The &quot;apology resolution,&quot; U.S. Public Law 103-150, was considered a significant milestone when it was approved by Congress and signed by then-President Bill Clinton on Nov. 23, 1993, to acknowledge with regret the 100th anniversary of the overthrow, which occurred on Jan. 17, 1893.</p>
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Twenty years after Congress apologized on behalf of the United States for the 1893 overthrow of the Hawaiian kingdom, reconciliation between the federal government and Native Hawaiians seems more distant than ever.

The "apology resolution," U.S. Public Law 103-150, was considered a significant milestone when it was approved by Congress and signed by then-President Bill Clinton on Nov. 23, 1993, to acknowledge with regret the 100th anniversary of the overthrow, which occurred on Jan. 17, 1893. Login for more...



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