Job: : Trustee, Lunalilo Trust Lunalilo Trust trustee; president and CEO, McInerny Financial Group
Background: Program head coach, Kamehameha-Kapalama boys, girls track and field team
Should OHA be allowed to build residential units in Kakaako Makai?
Without the ability to develop residential units there, OHA will not realize the full impact of Hawaii’s settlement to Native Hawaiians. Some form of residential development should be pursued and I believe that this can be done in a way that would be a win for all of Hawaii’s people.
Should Native Hawaiians seek federal recognition?
I believe that Native Hawaiians should be recognized by the United States and a government to government relationship should be established. This recognition should not jeopardize any of the initiatives currently being pursued in the international courts. When recognition is achieved the people will then decide on the next steps.