The government never finished the job of returning ancestral lands to Native Hawaiians.
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Promised Land: The government promised to return ancestral Hawaiian land, then never finished the job
Native Hawaiians are still waiting for state and federal officials to fulfill the promises of land legislation that was signed into law 25 years ago. “Justice delayed is justice denied,” said one former governor.
Congress passed a two-day stopgap spending bill tonight, averting a partial government shutdown and buying yet more time for frustratingly slow endgame negotiations on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package.