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In Honor of Puhipau

Ho’oulu Lahui

Ho’oulu Lahui “to cause to grow; to be possessed by infinite excellence” We are honored to gather with Pono Shim, Ramsay Taum, Uncle Bruce Keaulani, Kehaulani Lum, Thao Le, Manu Meyer, Moon Kauakahi, and others who will share their mana`o in talk story format, to stir within you the meaning of aloha, which will […]

Aloha ‘Aina Celebration of Life

Native Hawaiian Filmmaker Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

From Indian Country Today

Native Hawaiian Filmmaker Awarded Prestigious Fellowship Benjamin Brewer 3/2/16

In January, it was announced that Native Hawaiian Ciara Leina’ala Lacy (Kanaka Maoli) became the first recipient of the Merata Mita Fellowship from the Sundance Institute. Named in honor of late Maori filmmaker Merata Mita, the award was created as […]

Country of Hawaii dominates Eddie leaderboard

From Honolulu Civil Beat

Surfers from the country of Hawaii dominated the leaderboard Thursday in The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau.

The big-wave surf invitational drew thousands of spectators to Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore.

For casual observers, many of whom were watching a surf contest for the first time, some eyebrows were […]

Hawaiian Consciencism discussion

Aloha ‘Oe Puhipau

Rest in Peace Puhipau. Love to Joan.

 

 

Aloha ‘Oe Kekuni

Aloha ‘Oe Uncle Kekuni (from KITV)…

A key figure in the Hawaiian sovereignty movement has died. Dr. Richard Kekuni Akana Blaisdell died Thursday night surrounding by his family after a long illness.

He was also instrumental in establishing the University of Hawaii’s medical school. Blaisdell was 90.

Here’s a tribute from the University of Hawaii […]

MLK wears lei

Interesting background story in Hawaii Magazine on why Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders wore leis on their Selma march.

“Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise” by Kamehameha Publishing

Kamehameha Publishing is holding a book launch event this evening, Tuesday, October 20, at William S. Richardson School of Law from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. for Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise.

Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise is the definitive resource for understanding critical legal issues affecting Native Hawaiians. This extensively revised and updated edition of […]