Akaka Bill is Constitutional, Needed for Hawaii


”’Editor’s note: The state attorney general issued the following report in response to the concerns outlined by United States Senate Republican Policy Committee about the Akaka Bill, or the Native Hawaiian Recognition Act of 2005. See the report here: “Why Congress Must Reject Race-Based Government for Native Hawaiians” The bill will be debate on the floor of the Senate next week, beginning Monday, and will likely pass the Senate. The U.S. House will hold its first hearing on the bill on Tuesday.”’

To see the position paper of Mark Bennett on the Akaka Bill in an Acrobat Adobe pdf version, go to: “Attorney General on Akaka file”