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Natural Resources Section Meeting

On Wednesday, June 7, 2011, the Natural Resources Section (NRS) will hold its monthly brown bag lunch meeting from 12:00 to 1:00pm at the HSBA conference room, located on the 10th floor of Alakea Corporate Tower, 1100 Alakea Street.

NRS will host guest speaker Sterling Wong, Senior Public Policy Advocate of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, who will present: "Protecting Native Hawaiian resources at the 2011 Legislative Session" in addition to providing commentary on other natural/cultural resource bills introduced during the session. Joining Mr. Wong will be Jeff Kent and Jocelyn Doane of the OHA Public Policy Team.

Mr. Wong grew up in Kunia, Oahu. He graduated from Mid-Pacific Institute and earned a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Hawaiian Studies from UH Manoa. Mr. Wong previously was a reporter and editor for OHA's newspaper Ka Wai Ola o OHA for five years. As the Senior Public Policy Advocate, Mr. Wong coordinates OHA's legislative efforts, among other activities.

Tue Jun 7, 2011