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Sovereignty Restoration Day recognized as state holiday

Hawaii Public Radio’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi reports:

Preparations are underway in communities across the islands for the celebration of Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea or Sovereignty Restoration Day on July 31. This year’s festivities will take on extra meaning following the state government’s recognition of the first-ever national holiday of the Hawaiian Kingdom.

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