Monday, February 15, 2016

Pioneer Native Hawaiian Doctor and Sovereignty Activist Dies at 90 - NBC News

my article for nbc asian america
"His greatest accomplishment was to bring medicine, culture and heritage and relate it to modern politics," Kamanaʻopono Crabbe, CEO of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, said in a statement. "He understood that one cannot exist without the other and good governance was necessary to promote good health and medicine. That is why he was such a staunch supporter of sovereignty for the Hawaiian people - to bring the best governance practices to improve the health of Hawaiians and all the people of Hawai'i. The lāhui has lost a dear patriot."
Pioneer Native Hawaiian Doctor and Sovereignty Activist Dies at 90 - NBC News

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