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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Sai v. Obama – Plaintiff files Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss

From Keanu re Sai v. Obama et al:

UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 — Plaintiff files Opposition Memorandum to Defendants Clinton, Gates, and Willard’s Motion to Dismiss. Plaintiff also requested a hearing on the Opposition pursuant to Local Civil Rule 7(f) of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. To download the Opposition Memorandum, […]

Sai v. Obama – Plaintiff Dismisses Defendant Lingle

From Keanu re Sai v. Obama et al:

UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 20, 2010 — Plaintiff Dimisses Defendant Lingle, but Defendants Clinton, Gates, Willard remain. In Plaintiff’s Opposition to Defendant Lingle’s Motion to Dismiss, the Plaintiff admitted that he is not seeking to sue Defendant Lingle, but only listed her as a nominal (name only) defendant. To […]

Aha Kanaka Ku’oko’a – Independence Forum



September 25, 2010 from 10am to 3pm

Location: IMIN International Conference Center, Jefferson Hall, Keoni Auditorium, U.H. Manoa.

Phone: 808-233-8500.

Organized By: Co-sponsored by Ho’omana ‘Oiwi, Hawai’i People Fund, Reinstated Hawaiian Kingdom, Kingdom of Hawai’i.

Hawaiian leaders of various groups have been invited to shre their process for Indpendence with the […]

U.S. Attorney files Motion to Dismiss in Sai v. Obama

From Keanu re Sai v. Obama et al:

UPDATE. U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, on behalf of Federal Defendants Clinton, Gates and Willard, filed a Motion to Dismiss (PDF) on September 13, 2010. The U.S. Attorney is joining the same defense made by Defendant Lingle and relying on the political question doctrine that […]

Update on Federal Lawsuit Sai v. Obama

UPDATE. Plaintiff David Keanu Sai filed an Opposition to Defendant Lingle’s Motion to Dismiss on September 8, 2010. U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, on behalf of Defendant Clinton, Gates and Willard, has yet to file an answer to the First Amended Complaint and has until September 13, 2010. To download Plaintiff’s Opposition to […]

Anti-annexation petition names displayed at Queen’s birthday celebration

Here’s some photos from the Queen’s Celebration at Iolani Palace yesterday and a news article from the Star-Advertiser.

Native Hawaiians, other Hawaii residents and visitors gathered to celebrate Queen Liliuokalani’s birthday yesterday with hula, mele and prayer on the grounds of Iolani Palace.

Among others, the girls of Halau La Onohi Mai Haehae, dressed in […]