FAQ 7: Is Kanaʻiolowalu directly linked to federal recognition, precluding independence?



Native Hawaiian Roll Commission Chair, Former Governor John Waiheʻe, explains that Kanaʻiolwalu does not point specifically to, nor preclude any, options for self-governance; noting that Kanaʻiolowalu is restricted only to those “who believe in the nation!”

Recorded at a discussion with students, faculty and community members at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Williams S. Richardson School of Law.