ERIC Number: ED249333
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar-21
Reference Count: 0
Oversight of Native Hawaiian Education. Hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on the Oversight of Native Hawaiian Education, March 21, 1984, Washington, DC.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
This is the transcript of the second session of the Senate hearings on native Hawaiian education held in March 1984. The hearings in this volume explore the possibility of including Native Hawaiians under the definition of "Native American" in the Indian Education Act. The volume contains: (1) a prepared statement by Myron B. Thompson, trustee of the Kamehameha Schools (reviewing the Native Hawaiian Education Project); (2) a prepared statement by Georgiana K. Padeken, Chairman of the Department of Home Lands, State of Hawaii (with a number of attachments that provide information on the educational needs and status of Native Hawaiians); (3) statements by Daniel K. Akaka, congressman from Hawaii, and James Kapaialii Scott, doctoral candidate in education; (4) statements by Winona E. Rubin, chief executive officer of Alu Like, Inc. (giving demographic and socioeconomic information on the Hawaiian population); (5) a statement by Haroldeen Wakida, president of the Hawaii State Teachers Association; (6) statements by Joseph Kealoha, chairperson of the board of trustees, Office of Hawaiian Affairs (with attachments regarding educational policy issues); and (7) brief closing remarks by Senator Spark Matsunaga and Congressman Cecil Heftel, both of Hawaii. (GC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
Identifiers: Hawaii; Indian Education Act 1972; Native Hawaiian Education Assessment Project
Note: Numerous sections may be marginally legible due to small or light print. For a related document, see UD 023 823.