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Hawaii delegation attends ABA Day 2014

Special to Hawaii 24/7 A delegation from Hawaii attended events in Washington, D.C. last earlier this month for American Bar Association Day 2014. ABA Day is the association’s annual grassroots action week and brings together lawyers from across the country to lobby members of Congress on issues important to the legal profession and the administration […]

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Mazie K. Hirono

Hirono receives Margaret Brent Award

MEDIA RELEASE Democratic Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, Hawaii’s first female senator and the first Asian-Pacific American woman elected to the U.S. Senate, is one of five outstanding female attorneys honored with the 2013 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award. Hirono received the award, given annually by the American Bar Association Commission on Women in […]

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Masunaga represents Hawaii at ABA Day

Masunaga represents Hawaii at ABA Day

Special to Hawaii 24/7 The American Bar Association (ABA) hosted ABA Day on Capitol Hill on April 18. Margaret Masunaga, ABA state delegate from Hawaii, met with Congresswoman Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA), and Congressman Gregorio Sablan (D-Northern Mariana). Hirono is supporting the ABA in continued full funding of Legal Services Corporation, VAWA […]

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ABA urges support for Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act

ABA urges support for Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act

MEDIA RELEASE The American Bar Association (ABA) sent a letter this week to every United States Senator urging support for the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act. The letter outlines the bill’s constitutionality and its precedent within U.S. law, and details benefits of the U.S. providing parity to Native Hawaiians as indigenous people. “The American Bar […]

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