Secretary Jewell to Deliver Keynote Address at Native Hawaiian Convention


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HONOLULU, HI – On Wednesday, September 4, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will deliver the keynote address at the 12th Annual Native Hawaiian Convention in Honolulu, HI.

In her remarks, the Secretary will underscore the importance of Native Hawaiian issues within Interior, and the special oversight role the Department has for the Native Hawaiian community. Immediately following the event, Jewell will participate in a brief media availability.

The Convention is considered one of the largest gatherings of Native Hawaiian organizations, leaders, policy makers, cultural practitioners, and community members from across the state. Activities include discussions on health, policy, philanthropy and civic engagement.  

Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior

Keynote address at 12th Annual Native Hawaiian Convention
Media availability to follow

Hawai‘i Convention Center
1801 Kalākaua Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
12:30 p.m. HST
Credentialed members of the media who wish to attend are encouraged to RSVP here.

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