Witness list for hearing on Native Hawaiian bill
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing tomorrow on S.1011, the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act.

The bill extends the policy of self-determination to Native Hawaiians. President Barack Obama, who was born in Hawaii, has said he supports the bill.

The witness list follows:
Panel 1
THE HONORABLE SAM HIRSCH
Deputy Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

Panel 2
THE HONORABLE HAUNANI APOLIONA
Chair, Board of Trustees, Office of Hawaiian Affairs

PROFESSOR STUART M. BENJAMIN
Douglas B. Maggs Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Research, Duke Law School

THE HONORABLE MICAH A. KANE
Chairman, Hawaiian Homes Commission

MR. H. CHRISTOPHER BARTOLOMUCCI
Partner, Hogan & Hartson

MS ROBIN PUANANI DANNER
President & CEO, Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement

Committee Notice:
HEARING on S. 1011, the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009 (August 6, 2009)

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