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Esther Kia’aina nominated as Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas

Esther Kia’aina nominated as Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas


Esther Kia’aina

Esther Puakela Kia’aina was nominated to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas at the U.S. Department of the Interior by President Barack Obama on Sept. 11.

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Kia’aina would lead the Department’s efforts to coordinate federal policy for Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa. She would also have the responsibility to administer and to oversee Federal assistance to the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 39 | 9/21-9/27Comments (0)

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