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Clarification: Akaka Memorial story

October 4, 2018

HONOLULU (AP) — In a story on May 18, 2018, The Associated Press reported that former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka was the first Native Hawaiian elected to Congress. Akaka was the first Native Hawaiian to serve in the U.S. Senate after Hawaii became a state, but other Native Hawaiians had been elected as delegates to Congress when Hawaii was still a U.S. territory.

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