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  • Lawsuit seeks to disband Native Hawaiian agency

    By Mark Niesse
    Honolulu, Hawaii (AP)

    A federal lawsuit announced during early April attempts once again to shut down Native Hawaiian programs on the grounds that they’re racially discriminatory.

    The action is the latest in a long series of challenges to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), which argues the state has a responsibility written into the law to improve conditions for Native Hawaiians.

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