video by David Corrigan
HILO, Hawaii – 15 of the 33 Na’i Aupuni ‘aha delegate candidates met with the community on Sunday in Panaewa.
Hawaii Island voters registered through the Kana’iolowalu hawaiian roll can now choose the seven delegates from Moku O Keawe that will attend a future gathering (40 delegates total from all islands and the mainland) that could determine a future course for a native Hawaiian government. The election period began November 1 and will continue through the month of November.
The hour long video above features the complete introductory remarks from all the candidates in attendance. They are (with time into the video):
- Joshua Lanakila Mangauil (start)
- Desiree Cruz (2:48)
- Michalann Rae Trainer (6:16)
- Moanikeala Akaka (10:10)
- Judy Moa(15:19)
- Kahiolani Papalimu (19:48)
- Clarence “Ku” Ching (24:50)
- Lei Kihoi (29:35)
- on behalf of Fred Cachola (34:20)
- Faye Hanohano-Kaawaloa (35:40)
- Clifford Kapono (41:04)
- Kalikookalani Chun (46:14)
- Kaipo Dye (51:21)
- Katie Kamelamela (56:50)
- Amy Kalili (1:01:20)
- Pua Ishibashi (1:07:15)
Another community forum is planned for Thursday, November 5, at Kuhio Hale in Waimea starting at 5 p.m.
For a full list of the Hawaiian Island candidates, visit the Na’i Aupuni website.