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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Video from OHA’s public hearing on nation-building

Some videos by Pono Kealoha from OHA’s public hearing on Thursday regarding nation-building process.


OHA CEO Crabbe Statement

From OHA’s website:

Statement by Kamana`opono Crabbe, OHA Ka Pouhana and CEO

Reestablishing our Hawaiian nation is perhaps the most important kuleana of hoa kānaka (Hawaiian patriots) living today. This kuleana requires each of us to contribute to rebuilding our nation to better care for our […]

DoI proposed rulemaking for Native Hawaiian governing entity

From Hawaii News Now (follow link for video as well as full article):

“The Department of the Interior is considering publishing an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to help determine whether the Department should develop a formal, administrative process to reestablish a government-to-government relationship with a future Native Hawaiian governing entity,” said Jessica Kershaw, […]

OHA special meeting for public comment on nation-building

From: The Koani Foundation Date: May 28, 2014 at 6:58:38 PM HST The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will hold a special meeting tomorrow, Thursday, May 29 at 10 AM at their Nimitz headquarters to gather public comment on OHAʻs nation-building efforts — the possible first step in what may lead to a delay in […]

Noho Hewa DVD offer

A good chance for folks to get a copy of this important video to share with family and friends…

Boyle upcoming book: Free Hawaii!

From: Boyle, Francis A Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2014 1:59 PM Subject: New book: Free Hawaii! Kanaka Maoli Genocide, Sovereignty, and Independence

Aloha, Dear Friends:

Just to let you know that I recently signed a contract with Clarity Press for my next book:

Free Hawaii!

Kanaka Maoli Genocide, Sovereignty, and Independence

We hope to have […]

Bumpy Kanahele interview on Nation of Hawaii + anti-GMO

Interview with Bumpy Kanahele talking about Hawaiian Nation building & sustainability with the anti-GMO movement.

(From Pi who posted the video, the visible edits are due to Facebook’s limit of 20 minutes, which required cutting out any stuttering or lengthy pauses so the entire interview could fit.)


Radio Australia: Kingdom of Hawaii, to be or not to be?

Interview with Dr. Keanu Sai on Radio Australia about the recent happenings with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and background on the legal basis for the continuity of the Hawaiian Kingdom.

OHA CEO Crabbe to keep job

Hawaii News Now reports on OHA executive session meeting yesterday:

Trustees with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs met for hours behind closed doors Monday to discuss the fate of CEO Dr. Kamana’opono Crabbe. There was concern from Dr. Crabbe’s supporters, dozens of whom gathered outside the OHA boardroom, that he would be fired and the […]

Genealogy of Hawaiian Territoriality

ISSUES THAT MATTER with Lynette Cruz 5-10-14, interview with Donovan Preza