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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Oiwi Film Festival: From Their Own Eyes

Honolulu Weekly previews the “‘Oiwi Film Festival: From Their Own Eyes” at the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Academy of Arts starting May 1. Here’s the schedule (scroll down). “More than 20 films will be presented, each of them was directed and produced by an indigenous Hawaiian.” Films include Malama Haloa/Protecting the Taro, King […]

Hawaiian Round Table: Ending Occupation

Hawaiian Round Table: Ending Occupation

5/27/10 Thu 12:30 pm NATV 53 5/28/10 Fri 2:30 pm NATV 53 5/31/10 Mon 7:30 pm FOCUS 49 6/5/10 Sat 8:00 pm OAHU 52

“The State of Aloha” screening at LA Asian Pacific Festival 2010


Honolulu – The State of Aloha feature film is screening at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Festival 2010. State of Aloha was selected by the Hawaii International Film Festival 2009 as a Halekulani Golden Orchid Best Documentary Award Nominee. Special guest Director & Producer, Anne Misawa will be present for the LAAPFF […]

Keanu Sai on 1893 Cleveland-Lili`uokalani Executive Agreements

Dr. Keanu Sai on the “1893 Cleveland-Lili`uokalani Executive Agreements and Their Impact Today”

Saturday, April 24 UH Hilo : 9am – 12 noon Hamakua MacNut Factory in Kawaihae : 2pm – 5 pm

The Kanaka Council Moku O Keawe is sponsoring a public presentation by Dr. Keanu Sai, on Saturday, April 24 at UH […]

Malama Haloa - Protecting the Taro premieres May 1

From: Na Maka o ka ‘Aina <> Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 11:26:31 -1000 Subject: MALAMA HALOA – PROTECTING THE TARO to screen in May Aloha, We are happy to announce that our new video MALAMA HALOA – PROTECTING THE TARO will premiere May 1 as part of the first annual `Oiwi Film Festival with […]

Keanu Sai on Hawaiian Land Tenure System

Dr. Keanu Sai discusses “Kamehameha III and the Transformation of the Land Tenure System.” Taped March 12, 2010 in Keauhou, Hawaii. 112 minutes in 2 parts.

Check out Keanu’s UH website and for more info…

Video source for Part 1 and Part 2 […]

Voice for Sovereignty has an article on the showing of Hawaii: A Voice for Sovereignty in Pasedena last weekend, with a slideshow.

Catherine Bauknight’s documentary was screened this past Saturday in Pasadena’s convention center. If you missed the event, go to her website, and order a DVD of her work. For those of you who have […]

Hawaii A Voice For Sovereignty Saturday in Pasedena

Invitation from Catherine Bauknight:

Aloha Kakou, You are invited to the screening of my documentary film, “Hawaii A Voice For Sovereignty” on Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at the Pasadena Convention Center at 3:00 p.m. Please forward this invitation to people who might be interested.

In addition to the information on the invitation, we […]