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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Ku`e signs at the National Mall

Lynette Cruz has posted photos on Facebook of Ku’e signs at the National Mall earlier this month. These are names of na kupuna that appeared in the 1897 Ku’e petition.

Update: Pono Kealoha posted this video of the event on YouTube.

Moolelo Refigured: Developing a New Hawaiian History Textbook

Umi Perkins at TEDxManoa

South-South News interview re UN Protest and Demand

Begin forwarded message:

From: “Keanu Sai, Ph.D.” <> Subject: UPDATE: UN Protest and Demand (South South News) Date: October 26, 2012 7:53:19 AM HST UPDATE. Last week when I was in New York city meeting with an ambassador and an official from the United Nations regarding the Hawaiian Protest and Demand that was filed on […]

“Noho Hewa” Review by DGR News

Deep Green Resistance News Service has a good review of Anne Keala Kelly’s film “Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai’i” that ends with this conclusion:

The Hawai’i that exists in our imagination is not the real Hawai’i. The real Hawai’i is a land that is under cultural, psychological, economic, ecological, and military siege. It […]

Names from anti-annexation petition to be displayed in Washington

By Associated Press

The names of more than two thousand people who more than a century ago signed petitions opposing the U.S. annexation of Hawaii will be displayed this month in the heart of Washington, D.C.

The names will be displayed on the center panel of the National Mall next Monday and Tuesday.

Honolulu-based Ka […]

“UA MAU KE EA: Sovereignty Endures” at HIFF

“UA MAU KE EA: Sovereignty Endures”

Now screening at the 2012 Hawaii International Film Festival

Sunday, October 21, 5:45 p.m. at the Dole Cannery Theater E.

Attendance is free, and we’ll have a discussion afterwards with the team. Bring along your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, students, teachers, boss, lover, etc. There is limited […]

Two screenings of “Hawaii a Voice for Sovereignty”

Ke Aupuni Alert

Two screenings of “Hawaii a Voice for Sovereignty” next week If you haven’t seen it yet, now’s your chance…

This documentary by photojournalist Catherine Bauknight, spoken in the words of kanaka maoli, explores the culture of the people and their connection to the land. At the forefront of the film are social, […]