This blog is about Hawaii's status as an independent country under prolonged illegal occupation by the United States, and the history, culture, law & politics of the islands.

By Scott Crawford, Hana, Maui

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Saturday’s OHA symposium on Hawaiian sovereignty/self-determination

Federal deal reportedly reached to recognize native Hawaiians as Indian tribe

Report on Examiner.com (Michael Salla citing Free Hawaii TV):

Free Hawaii TV reported on October 29 that a deal has been reached between the Department of the Interior and the Obama administration to give federal recognition to native Hawaiians as an Indian Tribe. According to Free Hawaii TV, the deal is an attempt to do […]

Aftermath of DOI Proposal on Federal Recognition

Strategies to Free Hawai’i talk story

Native Hawaiian Recognition Hearings to Be Re-aired on Akaku

The Department of the Interiorʻs Public Meetings held in the State of Hawaii will re-air on Akaku Channel 53 all week long starting at 6pm. For a complete list of the air dates please refer below. Each meeting is also available to view online. Click the city name of the meeting you wish to view.

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The Martha Fast Horse Show: Dateline The Hawaiian Kingdom: John Kane (Mohawk) Weighs In

Tomorrow morning, Sunday, July 13, 12:30 a.m. Hawai’i Time / 6:30 Eastern Time (recommendation: best stream is www.92kqrs.com).

Fast Horse Productions’ The Martha Fast Horse Show

Special Guest: John Kane (Mohawk), National Commentator on Native Issues

Show Topic: “Dateline The Hawaiian Kingdom: John Kane (Mohawk) Weighs In”

John Kane […]

Umi Perkins interview on First Voices Indigenous Radio

‘Umi Perkins will be John Kane‘s guest tomorrow morning (July 3) on “First Voices Indigenous Radio,” WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City, 9-10 a.m. Eastern Time / 3-4 a.m. Hawai’i Time. The show will stream live at www.wbai.org. It will be available in the WBAI archive immediately following the broadcast.

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Osorio interview on Radio Australia

Hawaiian independence activists won’t be silenced Updated 27 June 2014, 9:27 AEST

Supporters of independence for Hawaii say a series of hearing conducted by the US Department of the Interior this week are an attempt by the Obama Administration to try to silence the independence movement.

Hawaiian independence activists won’t be silenced (Credit: ABC) […]

Hawaiian recognition plan meets vocal opposition

Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports on the first DoI hearing:

The emotionally charged meeting, attended by several hundred people, lasted about 30 minutes longer than the scheduled three hours. It featured defiant, impassioned testimony mostly rooted in the grievances that have simmered in the Hawaiian community dating back to […]

The Real Question: By what authority DOI in Hawaii?

Highly recommend reading “By What Authority is the U.S. Department of Interior In Hawai‘i?” at HawaiianKingdom.org. For those planning to testify at the upcoming hearings, read the whole thing, but especially consider this conclusion:

So before the “five threshold questions that will be the subject of the […]

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