Hawaii Committee for Africa

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Alternate Names: Hawai'i Committee for Africa
Duration: Unknown, existed by 1985 and continued into the 1990s
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Newsletter: Anti-Apartheid Alert (Hawaii)


The Hawaii Committee for Africa (HCA) campaigned to get the University of Hawaii and the state pension fund to divest from companies doing business in South Africa. In large part as a result of the HCA’s efforts the University did divest from some companies. And the state pension fund adopted divestment two weeks before the release of Nelson Mandela. (Source: Joel Fisher, a former member of HCA.)