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Opponents of recognition laud unity of Hawaiians

By Nanea Kalani

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 09, 2014

~~<p>KAHULUI &raquo; Dozens of Maui residents Tuesday night echoed the staunch opposition heard around the islands against possible federal recognition as U.S. interior officials held their 15th and final meeting exploring the possibility of re-establishing a government-to-government relationship with Native Hawaiians.</p>
<p>&quot;This time is yours. We are here to listen to you, and we are grateful for you allowing us in your communities,&quot; said Rhea Suh, assistant secretary of interior for policy, management and budget.</p>
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KAHULUI » Dozens of Maui residents Tuesday night echoed the staunch opposition heard around the islands against possible federal recognition as U.S. interior officials held their 15th and final meeting exploring the possibility of re-establishing a government-to-government relationship with Native Hawaiians.

"This time is yours. We are here to listen to you, and we are grateful for you allowing us in your communities," said Rhea Suh, assistant secretary of interior for policy, management and budget. Login for more...



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