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Hawaiians reject federal input

Interior Department meetings draw testimony opposed to recognition of a future native nation

By Rob Perez and Dan Nakaso

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 24, 2014

~~<p>The vast majority of people who testified before a federal panel Monday soundly rejected any attempt by the Obama administration to pursue federal recognition of a future Native Hawaiian governing body.</p>
<p>In often passionate, sometimes heated testimony, dozens of speakers said they opposed any effort by the Department of the Interior to start a rule-making proc&shy;ess that could set the framework for re-establishing a government-to-government relationship with Native Hawaiians.</p>
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The vast majority of people who testified before a federal panel Monday soundly rejected any attempt by the Obama administration to pursue federal recognition of a future Native Hawaiian governing body.

In often passionate, sometimes heated testimony, dozens of speakers said they opposed any effort by the Department of the Interior to start a rule-making proc­ess that could set the framework for re-establishing a government-to-government relationship with Native Hawaiians. Login for more...



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