Aloha Aina Party of Hawaii

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Aloha Aina Party of Hawaii
Chairperson Vickie Holt Takamine
Founded 1997
Headquarters Honolulu, Hawaii

Hawaiian nationalism

Colors Khaki, Dark brown
Politics of the United States
Political parties

The Aloha Aina Party of Hawaii (from Aloha ʻAina, love of land) was a political party of the state of Hawaii in the United States, founded by dance teacher Vickie Holt Takamine in 1997, and bolstered by a merger with former Honolulu mayor Frank Fasi's Best Party of Hawaii. A modern reincarnation of the Home Rule Party of Hawaii that was then led by Congressman Robert William Wilcox, the Aloha Aina Party of Hawaii was resurrected as a result of native Hawaiians' discontent with the Governor Benjamin J. Cayetano's decision to support the Hawaii State Legislature replacement of Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees as a result of a 2000 United States Supreme Court decision, Rice v. Cayetano. This is part of the Aloha Aïna service learning project. The Aloha Aina party did not have ballot status.