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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Ann Keala Kelly featured on Free Speech Radio News

Newscast for Monday, May 30, 2011

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This Memorial Day FSRN re-visits “In Memorium” a documentary on the history of Hawai’i that is little-known by most people in the United States.

Located 25-hundred miles west of the California […]

Update Federal Lawsuit: Sai v. Clinton, et al.

From Dr. Sai…

UPDATE: MAY 27, 2011 — On May 26, 2011, Plaintiff filed a Civil Notice of Appeal from the Opinion and Order Denying Plaintiff’s Motion to Reconsider Order Granting Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss and Order Denying Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to File a Supplemental Complaint entered on April 6, 2011. Since United States […]

Members of Maui sovereignty group indicted

Item from KHON2 News

Five members of a native Hawaiian sovereignty group on Maui are being accused of luring unsuspecting clients with bold talk and official looking documents.

A twenty-five count indictment unsealed in U.S. District Court Thursday alleges the group committed various fraud and tax offenses through a debt assistance program that relied on […]

U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal of Kamehameha case

Star-Advertiser reports:

The last remaining court challenge to Kamehameha Schools’ admissions policy giving preference to native Hawaiians came to an end yesterday when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the case of four unidentified students who contended the practice violates federal civil rights laws.

Reality Tours Hawaii

This article in today’s Travel section of the San Francisco Chronicle

If, like me, you believe no place is heaven on earth, you won’t be surprised to learn that San Francisco-based Global Exchange is promoting a new Reality Tour — a program usually associated with Third World destinations such as Afghanistan, Guatemala or Vietnam — […]