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  1. Akaka on Pearl Harbor: 'The beginning of a terrible day for Hawaii'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    In 1941, former Senator Daniel Akaka was 17 years old, a senior at what was then The Boys School at Kamehameha.He lived on the Kapalama campus and had a front row seat to history. "So it was a terrible scene to look at," Akaka said.

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  2. Midnight Regulations in ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Cato Institute

    ... . For many years, this push came in the form of the " Akaka Bill ," named after its primary sponsor Senator Daniel Akaka (D., Hawaii). The Akaka Bill took several forms over the years as it was repeatedly introduced - and rejected - in several ...

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  3. Midnight Regulations in ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Cato Institute

    ... . For many years, this push came in the form of the " Akaka Bill ," named after its primary sponsor Senator Daniel Akaka (D., Hawaii). The Akaka Bill took several forms over the years as it was repeatedly introduced - and rejected - in several ...

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  4. Midnight Regulations in Paradiseby Ilya ShapiroLike Rasputin, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... For many years, this push came in the form of the " Akaka Bill ," named after its primary sponsor Senator Daniel Akaka (D., Hawaii). The Akaka Bill took several forms over the years as it was repeatedly introduced - and rejected - in several ...

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  5. From the Magazine: Hawaiian Natives Fight for Their LandRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Progressive

    ... Poke," a reference to Hawaii's beloved raw-fish salad. Former Governor Benjamin Cayetano, former Senator Daniel Akaka, and Ariyoshi wrote a joint letter to the President about their opposition, which stated that "Native Hawaiian rights and Hawaii ...

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  6. Meeting the needRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | West Hawaii Today

    Last spring, when he heard the CEO of Queens Hospital discuss the need for more primary care physicians in North Hawaii - and pinpointed care for Native Hawaiians in particular - he felt for his people and knew he had to help. An Oahu resident, Dr. Akaka now travels to the Big Island one week each month to work at the North Hawaii Wellness and Primary Care Clinic in the Hale Ola Pono building in Waimea.

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  7. "It's about time!" Groundbreaking begins for Kona Judiciary ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | West Hawaii Today

    ... spiritual sprinkling of salted waters, with accompanying Hawaiian prayer chants to sanctify the premises. Kahu Daniel Akaka said a prayer for the leaders involved in this project as well as the workers who will be involved in the construction of the ...

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  8. Court ruling could impact 2 million claimsRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | Newberry Observer

    ... pay a portion of the emergency care." To ensure colleagues understood the change, Staab's attorneys noted, Sen. Daniel Akaka, then-chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, said in a floor speech that it would "modify current law so that a ...

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  9. Native Hawaiians: Is change in federal status a sign of progress?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... that opened in January 2016. The exhibit openly addresses Hawaii's colonial past and annexation. Former Sen. Daniel Akaka, (D) of Hawaii, worked for more than a decade on a bill that would give native Hawaiians the same rights many native Americans ...

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  10. Native Hawaiians given way to create ties with US governmentRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Friday that it finalized a rule for creating a government-to-government relationship with Native Hawaiians _ if they chose to form their own government and if they want such ties. Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka spent about a dozen years trying to get a bill passed that would give Native Hawaiians the same rights already extended to many Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

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  11. Key to the county honors Yokoyama's 'lifetime legacy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | West Hawaii Today

    ... legislator Stan Roehrig, who met Yokoyama in 1961. Longtime Big Island campaign chairman for former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka and active in a committee for then-candidate Barack Obama, Yokoyama is also a major player on the local political scene, ...

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  12. Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include German optician Carl Zeiss in 1816; short story writer O. Henry in 1862; British author D.H. Lawrence in 1885; Jimmie Davis, former Louisiana governor and songwriter in 1899; College Football Hall of Fame Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant in 1913; former Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos in 1917; Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach Tom Landry in 1924; former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii in 1924 ; Russian cosmonaut Gherman Titov, the second man in space, in 1935; filmmaker Brian De Palma in 1940 ; entertainer Lola Falana in 1942 ; musician Mickey Hart in 1943 ; guitarist Leo Kottke in 1945 ; actor Amy Madigan in 1950 ; actor Virginia Madsen in 1961 ; actor Kristy McNichol in 1962 ; Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 1965 ; singer Moby, born Richard Hall, in 1965 ; actor/singer Harry Connick Jr. in 1967 ; rapper Ludacris in ... (more)

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  13. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... with "how") of the San Diego Padres, eclipsing the record held by Ty Cobb. Today's Birthdays: Former Sen. Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii, is 92. Actor Earl Holliman is 88. Comedian Tom Dreesen is 77. Movie director Brian De Palma is 76. ...

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  14. Court denies appeal in case about Native Hawaiian electionRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    ... from federal recognition to restoring the overthrown Hawaiian kingdom to dual citizenship. Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka spent more than a decade trying to pass a bill that would give Native Hawaiians the same rights extended to many Native ...

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  15. Appeals court dismisses Hawaii self-governance vote appealRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    ... from federal recognition to restoring the overthrown Hawaiian kingdom to dual citizenship. Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka spent more than a decade trying to pass a bill that would give Native Hawaiians the same rights extended to many Native ...

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  16. Court tosses appeal on Native Hawaiians-only voteRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... from federal recognition, to restoring the overthrown Hawaiian kingdom, to dual citizenship. Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka spent more than a decade trying to pass a bill that would give Native Hawaiians the same rights extended to many Native ...

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  17. NNSA Receives Excellence Award for Radiological Security Enhancements in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Electric Energy Online

    At an official event, the City and County of Honolulu presented the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration with the Homeland Security Excellence Award for DOE/NNSA's Office of Radiological Security's efforts to enhance the security of radioactive materials in the State of Hawaii. The award recognizes DOE/NNSA and Hawaii's partnership to improve radiological material security across Hawaii in order to prevent the materials from falling into the hands of terrorists.

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  18. Miliary Update: Court ruling could leave VA on hook for unpaid claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Gazette

    ... pay a portion of the emergency care." To ensure colleagues understood the change, Staab's attorneys noted, Sen. Daniel Akaka, then-chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, said in a floor speech that it would "modify current law so that a ...

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  19. VA predicts claim tsunami if ruling is upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    ... pay a portion of the emergency care." To ensure colleagues understood the change, Staab's attorneys noted, Sen. Daniel Akaka, then-chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, said in a floor speech that it would "modify current law so that a ...

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  20. VA Predicts Emergency Care Claim Tsunami if Ruling Upheld August 11 2016Read the original story

    Aug 20, 2011 | Naval Affairs

    ... pay a portion of the emergency care." To ensure colleagues understood the change, Staab's attorneys noted, Sen. Daniel Akaka, then-chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, said in a floor speech that it would "modify current law so that a ...

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