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China/Taiwan … U.S./Hawaii

Here in Hawaii, the election of Trump as the next U.S. president resulted in an outpouring of support for the notion of restoring Hawaii’s independence. My Facebook feed was filled with the discussion in the days following the election, with many folks who aren’t necessarily everyday outspoken supporters of independence suddenly finding it a very […]

Envisioning Ea

The American Occupation of Hawai’i – Dr. Sai on Maui Nov. 3

Kanaka Maoli Unite!

‘Act of War’ back after 22 years at HIFF

Dr. Sai to Present at Univ. of Cambridge, UK

From HawaiianKingdom.org blog:

From September 10-12, 2015, the United Kingdom’s University of Cambridge’s Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Science and Humanities will be holding an academic conference “Sovereignty and Imperialism: Non-European Powers in the Age of Empire.” From the conference’s website:

“In the heyday of empire, most of the world was ruled, directly […]

Vigil at ‘Iolani Palace

Message from Hank Fergerstrom:

E Aloha Mai Kakou, For the past 15 years I’ve been doing a vigil at Iolani Palace. Twice a year… Jan 17th and July 4th. This is an open invitation to come and join us this weekend, July 4th and 5th. There is no question that the need for true unity […]

Bumpy Kanahele message to Gov. Ige

Back in ’94 I think, I walked with a group of Ohana Council members down Waikiki Beach and handed out copies of the Apology along with a flyer urging tourists not to come to Hawaii due to the ongoing suppression of Hawaiian Kingdom rights. A couple dozen of us for an hour or two were […]

La Ho’iho’i Ea (Hawaiian Restoration Day) 2015

Bumpy’s perspective on Aloha movie: Crowe afforded megaphone platform to the Hawaiian rights movement

This BuzzFeed News story by Michelle Broder Van Dyke on the movie ‘Aloha’ is an absolute must read to understand Bumpy’s perspective on the movie ‘Aloha’ and Cameron Crowe’s relation with Bumpy and the village of Puuhonua o Waimanalo.

While controversy over the film’s title and racial aspects of casting have overshadowed other aspects of […]