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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Kamehameha & Lili’uokalani on history podcast

This is from earlier this month and I kept forgetting to post it… I sometimes listen to the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast from, and earlier this month they did two programs on Hawaii:

Kamehameha The Great Born shortly after the appearance of Halley’s comet over Hawai’i in 1758, Kamehameha was hailed […]

Dr. Keanu Sai interview with Lynette Cruz re federal law suit

Issues That Matter: Obama Suit in DC Court, Length: 0:56 Focus on alternative perspectives about current issues, July 1, 2010

Lynette Cruz interviews Dr. Keanu Sai regarding the lawsuit David Keanu Sai v. Barack Obama, et al


La Ho`iho`i Ea T-shirts

From: “Lynette” <palolo @>

we have a couple dozen t-shirts for sale now. cost: $15 sizes: L, XL, 2XL only

email me if you want to pick up now. we’ll have more ready for saturday, july 31 at thomas square. we’re printing up a limited number.

lynette 284-3460

(see extended post […]

La Hoihoi Ea, July 31

Saturday event cancelled

From: Melvin Kalahiki <melkalahiki @> Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 12:39:27 -1000 Subject: CANCELLED – SATURDAY 7/24 EVENT Aloha everyone, I am writing to let you know that for a number of reasons I have had to cancel this Saturday’s (7/24) event. But I do hope that all of you will at sometime in […]

Sai v. Obama et al amended

On July 15, 2010 an “Amended Complaint” was filed with the Federal Court in Washington, D.C. (Case no: 1:10-CV-00899CKK) removing President Obama as one of the Defendants but all other Defendants remain. In Fitzgerald v. Nixon (1982) the court ruled the U.S. President has complete immunity from civil lawsuits. Rule 24 of the Federal Rules […]

Hawaiian justice

Letter to the Editor in Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Dear Editor,

Not Senator this or that or a U.S. affiliate, but David Keanu Sai whose Ph.D. degree focused on international relations and public law as well as Hawaiian constitutionalism.

It’s heartening to know that there’s an advocate for Hawaiian justice in Washington D.C.


Sai speaking on lawsuit on Kaua’i



Mahe Sylva to host Dr. Sai in a taped telephone interview to discuss his suit filed against President Obama et al regarding the executive agreements between Lili’uokalani and Cleveland in 1893, as well as […]

Honoring His Legacy: King Kamehameha the Great Bicentennial Event


From Uncle Mel Kalahiki…

HO`OKU`IKAHI O KA PAE MOKU Honoring His Legacy King Kamehameha the Great A Bicentennial Event 1810 – 2010 July 24, 2010

From: Alii `Ihilani Kalahiki, Pu`ukohola Heiau Ohana (808-236-3636 or 808-306-8132)

As you all know this year is the 200th anniversary of the meeting between Kamehameha and […]

Keanu Sai speaking on Kauai July 18

Free speaking engagement of Dr. Keanu Sai on Sunday July 18th at 12 to 4pm at the Na Keiki O Ka Aina Center in Kapaa (Kauai shopping Village).

Keanu will recount the profound impact of the 1893 Executive Agreements between President Grover Cleveland and Queen Liliuokalani and a new federal court case that was filed […]