The resolution would also provide the proper foundation for reconciliation between the United States and the native Hawaiians.
Daniel K. Akaka, U.S. Senator (1993) Senate floor debate on P.L. 103-150, the Apology Resolution
Throughout Hawaii’s history, individuals of all nationalities, races and creeds have found solace in Hawaii. In large part this stems from the culture of Native Hawaiians, who have always acknowledged and celebrated diversity.
Barack Obama, U.S. Senator (2006)