Akaka Bill a zero-sum game, not 'win-...

Akaka Bill a zero-sum game, not 'win-win' - Guest Editorials

There are 3 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Aug 31, 2009, titled Akaka Bill a zero-sum game, not 'win-win' - Guest Editorials. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

Jon Van Dyke's Aug. 24 "Island Commentary" asserts that passage of the Akaka Bill would be a win-win situation for all the people of Hawaii.

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Since: Feb 08

Kaneohe, Hawaii

#1 Aug 31, 2009
By using 1778 as the cutoff point for being considered Hawaiian ignores the people from other nations who later came to live in Hawaii. Those who were citizens of Hawaii and who were here for the overthrow were impacted in equal fashion with those of Hawaiian blood. That the Akaka bill ignores the impact the the U.S. supposedly had on them demonstrates the racial basis of the bill.
Cow Ignoa

Honolulu, HI

#2 Aug 31, 2009
Eh, Bill, keep up the good work.

We've had enough of OHA, and all those hangers on at their silly "conventions" frightening the rest of us with the prospect that they want to tell us what to do.
zero in get a grip

Kailua Kona, HI

#3 Sep 1, 2009
The confusion is in the United States Consitution
Two group - Aloha for all - The Grass Roots of
of Hawaii should understand the histories of Hawaii. The so call Republic of Hawaii in July
1894 was created during Queen Lilioukalani charge
of treason by non-Hawaiians. This was an illegal
act. There is no such thing as a win win act.
The right word should be PONO. Get a grip and fly
right.

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