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Ho`ohanohano I ko Kūpuna Na`auao   “To honor the wisdom of our elders”

Informational Meetings and Presentations about Hawaiian Government to Government Relations with the United States

From The Mainland Council Assoc. of Hawaiian Civic Clubs

Hayward, CA

  • WHEN - Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 10 AM - 5 PM
  • WHERE: - Cal State University East Bay Hayward Campus - 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA, 94542 - Studio Theatre - TH182
Tustin, CA  
  • WHERE: Springfield  College, 17542  17th  St.,  Suite  200, Tustin,  CA 92780
  • WHEN: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 12:00 Noon to  4:00 pm

Department of Interior (DOI) questions (5) will be passed out to all attendees along with the Written Comment Form.

Presenters are asked to address the 5 questions posed by the DOI and support their answers.

Tustin, CA Presentation Schedule

1. Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs: Support for Federal Recognition and the proposed DOI rule change

(30 minutes & 10 minutes Q & A)

2. Keanu Sai, Ph.D., Political Scientist

(30 minutes & 10 minutes Q & A)


3. Office of Hawaiian Affairs: Nation Building

(30 minutes & 10 minutes Q & A)

4. Open Forum for other Community Presentations

(10 minutes each ­‐no Q & A)

5. Panel Discussion with Scheduled Presenters ONLY

(1 hour total time limit) (Q & A -­‐ 5 minutes each)


Department of Interior Presentation

4:00 PM ­‐ 5:00 PM

Introduction of DOI Representative(s) – DOI will explain the purpose and intent of this meeting

  • Address the Presidential Directive
  • What are the jurisdictions and restrictions of the DOI
  • Define the rules and proposed changes to the rules
  • What is the process
  • When will the summary of process be presented to the Community and who will be informed

5:00 pm – 6:00pm

Community Q & A or Comments for Support or Non­-Support (limit 5 minutes including DOI response time)

The Community is more than welcome to attend all meetings & presentations above.

Water, juice and coffee will be provided throughout the day.

Point of Contact : Lono Kollars, 951.534.3750 – HOLOMUA KAKOU

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MEANWHILE: CNHA Pushes for Support from American Indian Tribes

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