(as they say in Hana)
(as they say in Hana)
Check out Kaleo Farias and his HawaiiTVBlog.com for some video blogging relating to Hawaiian independence and rights, including a “12 part series to confront and tackle the issue and topic of ‘Nationalism’ in Hawai’i until U.S. President Barack Obama confronts it and addresses it,” and a video of Auntie Dawn Wasson and her ‘ohana sharing […]
`Iolani Palace, January 16-17, 2010
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AP story carried in Fresno Bee and KRSO Sonoma County among others…
President Barack Obama arrived in Hawaii on Thursday for a holiday vacation in the state where he was born and lived as a child.
The president, first lady and their daughters came to the island of Oahu for a more-than-weeklong vacation away from […]
A couple Akaka Bill related things today…
Jerry Burris has an commentary in the Advertiser discussing the revision to the bill that was passed through committee in the Senate version, and the differences between the two versions.
In short, the first version had Hawaiians enabled to negotiate self-government rights and powers with the state and […]
Kuhio has a new post on his blog, Awakening a Sleeping Hawaiian Giant, that is worth reading, about the distinction between the national and native/ethnic definition of “Hawaiian” and the role of various agencies and organizations in expressing the will of Hawaiian nationals and facilitating the transition to restored independence.
The Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009 (aka Akaka Bill) last week passed through the House Natural Resources Committee and Senate Indian Affairs Committee. But there are two different versions now. The Senate version was amended by Akaka which has caused a bit of a firestorm. Yesterday’s editorial in Star-Bulletin Akaka Bill Needs Airing […]
I highly recommend checking out Kuhio Vogeler’s blog and especially read his dissertation For Your Freedom and Ours: The Prolonged Occupations of Hawaiʻi and the Baltic States. Here’s the abstract:
The occupations of […]
Aloha kakou, after going dormant for a couple months due to blog software problems, I’m finally getting this blog active again on a new platform. All of the old archives are still available and as I have time I’ll customize the blog and fill in the sidebar with all the links and features I had […]
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