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H.K. BRUSS KEPPELER / 1937-2014


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Lawyer promoted rights of Native Hawaiians

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 25, 2014

~~<p>H.K. Bruss Keppeler, 77, an attorney known for his dedication to preserving Hawaiian culture, heritage and way of life, died April 12 in Hono&shy;lulu.</p>
<p>For many years Keppeler worked with U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka's staff on the Akaka Bill &mdash; a Native Hawaiian federal recognition bill. In 2011, Keppeler also worked with state senators on passage of Senate Bill 1520, which created the commission responsible for creating and maintaining a list of Native Hawaiians tasked with working toward the organization of a native government.</p>
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H.K. Bruss Keppeler, 77, an attorney known for his dedication to preserving Hawaiian culture, heritage and way of life, died April 12 in Hono­lulu.

For many years Keppeler worked with U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka's staff on the Akaka Bill — a Native Hawaiian federal recognition bill. In 2011, Keppeler also worked with state senators on passage of Senate Bill 1520, which created the commission responsible for creating and maintaining a list of Native Hawaiians tasked with working toward the organization of a native government. Login for more...



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