Tea Party Maui plans to present 2 speakers

Featured speakers for a Jan. 9 Tea Party Maui forum will be William Keli’i Akina, president, and Dick Rowland, chairman/founder, of Grassroot Institute of Hawaii.

The main topics of their presentation will include the Jones Act, commerce in Hawaii and related Native Hawaiian issues.

The forum will take place at Kalama Heights Garden Room, 101 Kanani Road in Kihei, at 6:30 p.m., with a meeting to follow. The public is invited.

Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Honolulu. Its mission is to advocate for a better economy, government and society in Hawaii by promoting individual liberty, free markets and limited accountable government.