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United States Senator from Hawaii

Daniel Kahikina Akaka, American Senator. Board of directors Hanahauoli School; member Act 4 Ednl. Advisory Council, Library Advisory Council.; Trustee Kawaiahao Congressional Church Served with United States Army, 1945-1947. Member National Education Association, Musicians Association Hawaii.

Background

Akaka, Daniel Kahikina was born on September 11, 1924 in Honolulu. Son of Kahikina and Annie (Kahoa) Akaka.

Education

Bachelor of Education, University Hawaii, 1952. Master of Education, University Hawaii, 1966.

Career

Teacher, Hawaii., 1953-1960;vice principal, then principal, Ewa Beach Elementary School, Honolulu, 1960-1964;principal, Pohakea Elementary School, 1964-1965;principal, Kaneohe Elementary School, 1965-1968;program specialist, Hawaii Compensatory Education, 1978-1979, from 1985;director, Hawaii Office of Economic Opportunity, 1971-1974;special assistant human resources, Office Governor Hawaii, 1975-1976;member, 95th-101st Congresses from 2d District, Hawaii, 1977-1990;United States senator from Hawaii, since 1990;member energy and natural resources committeemember government affairs committee, member Indian affairs committeemember Indian affairs committee, member veterans affairs committeemember Senate democratic policy committee. Chairman Hawaii Principals' Conference.

Membership

Board of directors Hanahauoli School. Member Act 4 Ednl. Advisory Council, Library Advisory Council. Trustee Kawaiahao Congressional Church Served with United States Army, 1945-1947.

Member National Education Association, Musicians Association Hawaii.

Connections

Married Mary Mildred Chong, May 22, 1948. Children: Millannie, Daniel, Gerard, Alan, Nicholas.

father:
Kahikina Akaka

mother:
Annie (Kahoa) Akaka

spouse:
Mary Mildred Chong

children:
Millannie Akaka

Daniel Akaka

Gerard Akaka

Alan Akaka

Nicholas Akaka