Catelin Aiwohi
Hawaiian ancestry:
Arthur Aiwohi (Kohala), Euphemia Davidson (Hana); Manuel Furtado Mathias (Paia), Rose Piimauna Pali (Honokohau); Randolph Aiwohi (Honolulu), Lily Kahele Mathias (Honokohau); Gary Aiwohi (Honolulu)
Educational background:
Kamehameha Schools Maui; Chaminade University; Native American Political Leadership Program at George Washington University; Washington Internships for Native Students Program at American University
Employment history:
Office of Native Hawaiian Partnerships at Chaminade University; Kamehameha Schools; Social Security Administration; Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Criminal record:
Personal statement:
For the past few years, I’ve had the opportunity of working and studying politics in Washington, DC. Witnessing the process of federal decision-making, much of which is done without input from our people, has deepened my desire and personal urgency to participate in the Aha. By way of background, I was born and raised on Maui. For the majority of my upbringing, my family lived on the Paukukalo Homestead. Upon graduation from Kamehameha and Chaminade, I moved to DC where my work has centered upon research, analysis and technical support on federal policy issues as it relates to Native Hawaiians. It is important to highlight though, many have come before me and paved the path I travel on. Our alii/appointed representatives conducted numerous diplomatic missions to DC. Princess Kaiulani, only 17 at the time, met with federal officials to prevent annexation. Prior to her departure, the Princess outlined her purpose: to plead for my throne, my nation and my flag. Much has changed since then, but the importance of our presence here remains. For such a time as this, I look to Kaiulani as an example as I seek to serve a similar purpose in establishing a path for Hawaiian self-determination
The delegate candidate represent these 10 people are eligible voters who have nominated them
  • Gary Dwight Aiwohi
  • Sarah Kela Aiwohi
  • Ashley Kanani Correa
  • Meakalia Katelyn Previch-Liu
  • Isaac Hoʻopiʻi
  • Chasmin Alu Sokoloski
  • Keala Heanani Carter
  • Bina Kawekiu Saafi
  • Brandon Kealiʻi Astronomo
  • Mikeila Yamamoto

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