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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Hawaiian Kingdom files application instituting proceedings at ICJ

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS, 27 September 2013 — The acting Government of the Hawaiian Kingdom filed with the Registrar of the International Court of Justice anApplication Instituting Proceedings against multiple states for treaty violations and serious breaches of peremptory norms.

The filing of the Application is directly tied to the Hawaiian Kingdom’s Protest and Demand filed […]

Press Release re War Crime Complaint

Maltbie Napoleon sent this press release for sharing regarding war crimes complaint filed at the International Criminal Court:

WC Press Release Sep 17, 2013

South Park: Going Native

I wasn’t aware of this when it first came out around the time of the Superferry protests because I’m not a regular South Park viewer, but it was assigned for a friend’s anthropology class at UH-Maui so I ended up watching it last night, and I think it is a funny and insightful parody that […]

Dr. Keanu Sai to Present Hawai‘i’s Occupation to Swiss Diplomats in Zurich

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Dr. Keanu Sai to Present Hawai‘i’s Occupation to Swiss Diplomats in Zurich

Posted on September 11, 2013 by Hawaiian Kingdom

The Swiss Diplomats – Zurich Network has invited Dr. Keanu Sai to the city of Zurich to give a presentation on the prolonged and illegal occupation of the Hawaiian Kingdom. The title […]

10 years

I managed to miss my own blog’s birthday, but last month was 10 years I’ve been doing this.

Here’s my first post from August 9, 2003, which still expresses my basic reasons for starting and maintaining this blog.

Those who have been following for a while will know that the nature has changed some over […]

A response to Roll Commission magazine ad & OHA newsletter

Received from Pookela PR & Communications <>: For Immediate Release

In an on-going effort to instill fear and control over the Kingdom of Hawai’i, the Roll Commission in a magazine advertisement, issued a threat that anyone not signing up in the Kana’iolowalu would be stripped of their Kanaka Maoli status. The threat was repeated […]

WashTimes: Hawaiians split on movement to recognize Native Hawaiians

Washington Times has an article on the possible federal recognition of Native Hawaiians via executive order, given the inability to gain passage of the formerly so-called Akaka Bill in Congress, and a petition opposing the process.

Hawaii Democrats are pushing the White House to give formal tribal recognition to Native Hawaiians, but some Native Hawaiians […]

Hawaiian Role Commission discussed today on The Stream – Al Jazeera America

Today at 1:30 pm Hawaii time, on The Stream – Al Jazeera America:

High rates of homelessness and incarceration make native Hawaiians the most marginalized community among the island’s diverse populations. Some say federal recognition would allow Native Hawaiians to better advocate for land and resources. However, others argue #Hawaii is illegally occupied by the […]