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Interior secretary lauds land transfer to Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2020
                                <strong>“It’s a happy day, but it’s also a sad day because we remember the tragedies that befell the Native Hawaiians throughout a tumultuous history.”</strong>
                                <strong>Deb Haaland</strong>
                                <em>U.S. interior secretary</em>

    ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2020

    “It’s a happy day, but it’s also a sad day because we remember the tragedies that befell the Native Hawaiians throughout a tumultuous history.”

    Deb Haaland

    U.S. interior secretary

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to head a Cabinet agency, struggled to contain her emotions Monday as she spoke about the imminent transfer of 80 acres of excess federal land to a trust for Native Hawaiians. Read more

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