DUKE AIONA ISSUES STATEMENT ON AKAKA BILL
HONOLULU - Lt. Governor Duke Aiona today issued the following statement regarding an agreement to make changes to the 2010 Akaka Bill:
"I have always supported federal recognition of Native Hawaiians and their right to self-determination.
"These changes will help to achieve the broad-based support that this landmark legislation deserves.
"The opportunity exists to continue the process of reconciliation for the Native Hawaiian people, and I am committed to seeing this process through as Governor."