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Rep. Faye Hanohano: ‘Ka Hua ‘ōlelo O Ka Lā — Mihi’

·By civilbeat

In case you missed it, here’s Rep. Faye Hanohano‘s statements regarding a news story reporting allegations that she used racial and ethnic slurs.

On the floor of the House of Representatives Thursday (Feb. 28):

‘O ku’u leo mihi ho’i kēia e noi ha’aha’a nei iā ‘oukou i ka huikala mai ia’u.

I am an honest and straight speaking woman whom descends from  long line of proud leaders and warriors from Puna of Hawai’i island.

I aloha all of our people in Hawai’i and will continue to find ways to champion the