African Americans From Hawaii

Famous black celebrities from Hawaii, include Barack Obama, Janet Mock, Kamehameha I.

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 1 Barack Obama

Barack Obama.
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 44th U.S. President
Birthdate: August 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawai, USA

Former President of the United States, Barack Obama, has the distinction of being the first African-American president of the nation. A civil rights attorney and an academic, he has been credited with bringing about a significant improvement in America’s reputation abroad. His efforts to strengthen international diplomacy was recognized with the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.

 2 Janet Mock

Janet Mock.
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 3 Kamehameha I

Kamehameha I.
Famous As: King of Hawaii
Birthdate: 1758 AD
Birthplace: Kohala, Hawaii
Died: May 8, 1819

 4 DeForest Buckner

DeForest Buckner.
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Waianae, Hawaii, United States

 5 Rick Famuyiwa

Rick Famuyiwa.
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: June 18, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Laie, Hawaii, United States

Rick Famuyiwa is a Nigerian-American filmmaker and screenwriter. Some of his best-known works include the 1999 coming-of-age film, The Wood, 2002 romantic comedy movie, Brown Sugar, and 2015 coming-of-age film, Dope. Over the years, Famuyiwa has been vocal about the issues faced by African-Americans in the film industry and works hard to resolve such issues.